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Natural Solution For Dandruff Flakes In My Hair


Author: Susan L.
Date: 03-01-2012
Views: 12,183
Word Count: 65
Questions Received: 7
Testimonial ID: 6893-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 5

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I suffer with seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp, which can be unsightly at times.

Recently my scalp had become really irritated. So now I mix together equal parts of the following oils and apply them to my scalp:

* Lavender

* Peppermint

* Melaleuca

* Olive

Not only did it get rid of the irritation but eliminated the flakes too.

I will be using this concoction on a regular basis.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: flakey, itchiness, itchy, rash, scales, scaly.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: seborrheic-dermatitis — "Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."Link
2.Associated topics: seborrheic-dermatitis — "[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."Link
3.Associated topics: seborrheic-dermatitis — "[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."Link
4.Associated topics: seborrheic-dermatitis — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link
5.Associated topics: scalp,seborrheic-dermatitis,dandruff — "It is suggested that the in vivo effect of tea tree oil ointment in the therapy of fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes as well as in the treatment of dandruff, a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, may be at least partly due to an antifungal activity of tea tree oil."Link

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