Dandruff is caused by malassezia overgrowth on the scalp and dry skin. It causes excessive flaking. Seborrheic dermatitis causes greasy, white or yellow flakes and a red, itchy scalp.

Since dandruff is caused by microbes and dry scalp, anti-fungal agents and moisturizers both help. Whatever remedies are used, consistency is key.

Raw Honey Raw honey is a nutritional powerhouse with its proteins, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, and minerals. Honey has been used as food and medicine since the earliest civilizations.

How to Use Raw or Manuka Honey for Dandruff -Stir 1-2 TBSP unfiltered organic raw honey into 2/3 cup warm water. -Use your fingers to work the honey mixture through your hair and scalp.

Essential Oils We all know that essential oils can be used for many natural remedies, and this is no exception!

Tea Tree Essential Oil Tea Tree oil has long been used for scalp and skin conditions because of its potent cleansing and anti-fungal properties.

Lemongrass Essential Oil Like tea tree, lemongrass has anti-fungal properties. This study out of Thailand tested how lemongrass essential oil shampoo performed against the malasezzia furfur fungal strain.

Frankincense Essential Oil Frankincense essential oil beat out the rest and inhibited the candida, malasezzia, and even staph biofilms.