Highlights of disease
Dandruff means scaling and itching at scalp. The common causes are improper scalp hygiene, dryness of scalp, malnutrition etc.
According to Ayurveda, this occurs due to improper diet and dominance Vaata, Pitta and Aama Dosha and Dushti of Rasa Dhatu and Rasavaha srotasa.
- Ayurvedic internal medications are advised after understanding the case in detail.
- Snehana, Swedana, Basti, Nasya, Shirodhara, Shiroabhyanga, Shiropichu, Shirobasti, Padabhyanga are some key Panchakarma treatments which may be performed as per necessicity under strict medical supervision.
- Avoid factors that increase Vaata and Pitta Dosha like Bakery products, Spicy, Oily, sour food, Fermented foods, improper dietary habits etc. Having regular exercise and balanced diet is advised along with regular application of good quality hair oil at scalp region. Avoid addictive substances. Pranayama, Yoga like Shirshasana and meditation also helps in such cases. Maintain proper hygiene of the scalp.