Natural home remedies to treat Oily hair, Oily Scalp

Natural home remedies to treat Oily hair, Oily Scalp

6Your hair health depends on the texture of scalp and how much of nourishment your follicles are getting with all the oils present. But in fact too much of oil in your scalp will also causes certain problem to you. If you have hyperactive sebaceous glands in the scalp that leave out the sebum then your hair will be referred as oily hair. This sebum will contain sticky wax like fatty acids that excrete out off the hair follicles with a certain odor. Here are some natural remedies to treat the annoying oily scalp.

Natural hair Conditioner


Some of the natural hair conditioners are egg, fenugreek and lemon juice. These are some of the best ways to get rid of the oily scalp problems permanently. Add a dash of lemon juice or cedar vinegar or tea liquor to the last water rinse which helps condition your hair and helps free your scalp from oils. Also you can grind the soaked fenugreek seed paste to get good conditioning and strip the excess oils from scalp.

Aloe vera gel


Use a small portion of aloe flesh or the aloe gel by cutting off the leaf of aloe plant. Mix this gel with any shampoo that you are using and ward off the oil from your hair. You can mix aloe gel with lemon juice and pour this in a cup that has the shampoo that you will use. Use the shampoo and rinse it properly. You can store the rest of the mixture and use it later too.



Dilute the apple cider vinegar with water and mix it thoroughly. Shampoo your hair and rinse the washed hair with this solution. Wash off the solution from your hair after 2 – 3 minutes. This conditions your hair and keeps your hair free of the oily sebum.

Baking soda for oily hair


This ingredient has got qualities to absorb the oil from your skin. Prepare a paste by using 3 tablespoon of baking soda and a little water. Massage this paste on to your scalp for some time. Take care not to break the hair roots or hair shaft. Massage for 5 minutes and then let it settle down. Wait for 15 minutes and then rinse with water. Shampoo your hair after that if you want. This is for extreme oily hair roots. You can use this method for 3 times a week to control the oil in your scalp.

Black Tea

product_image_file_49Add 2 tablespoon of black tea in boiling water. Strain the leaves after boiling it for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool down. Spread this solution on your hair roots and scalp. Wait for 5 minutes and then rinse it off. Shampoo the hair and your hair will feel squeaky clean. Repeat the process 3 times in a week and you will find less oil deposits on your scalp.



Add vodka in the measurement of 1 cup to 2 cups of water. Pour this slowly on your hair so that each drop falls on your head. Wait for 10 minutes so that the effects set in. Rinse off with cold water and see the glow in your hair. When you are in a hurry, make this mix and spray this on to your hair. This gives a quick relief from oily feel in your hair.

Use Homemade shikhakai shampoo

Natural_Shampoo_or_how_to_uDo you think it is really hard to prepare a shampoo by yourself at home? It is quiet easy with these wonderful ingredients. The ingredients are ½ kg shikaki, ¼ kg fenugreek seeds, ¼ kg green gram and 100 grams of reetha. Just mix up all the ingredients and store the powder to use it as a shampoo every time. You need to bring the powder to a consistency of shampoo by adding some water or rosewater to it. Remove all the dirt and oil by cleaning well with this natural shampoo by leaving it to stay for couple of minutes before wash. Use the shampoo at least 3 times in a week. This is a natural hair wash which can definitely sideline all those hair shampoos in the market.  It has no side effects and also makes your hair perfectly smooth and silky.

Witch hazel oil


This product is good for keeping your hair oil free. Mix 4 drops of this oil with ½ cup of water. Take a few cotton balls and dab them in this solution. Apply these balls on to your scalp after dabbing them in the solution. Make sure you repeat this activity 3 times a week to keep your scalp clean and fresh.

These were some of the wonderful natural home remedies used to treat the oily hair problems. Apply a good and natural hair conditioner that makes your hair smooth and shiny. You can try out any of these remedies and get a nice smooth glowing hair. It is really sad to observe volume of hair getting out on your comb because of the oily hairs. But, even today, you can get help from some natural ways like the ones mentioned above to get an increase of hair volume and have fine hairs too.