Top Henna Hair Packs to Cure Dandruff and Hair loss

People use henna to condition their hair and to color the hair. It is good for hiding grey hair strands and helps in increasing the growth of hair. The tannic acid and gallic acid present in henna are responsible for dyeing the hair. It is the natural way of coloring the hair and makes you hair look healthy and well nourished. The antibacterial, astringent and anti-fungal properties of henna help in cleaning the hair and scalp and protect the scalp from infections.

Henna Hair Packs

Henna is also good for removing dandruff from your hair. You can apply henna hair packs on your hair to remove dandruff. Dandruff is one of the most troublesome problems of the hair and it causes itching of the scalp, leading to hair fall and thinning of hair. Henna hair packs kill the germs that cause infection of the scalp and remove all traces of dandruff from the hair. You must apply this pack at least once in two weeks. You must not use it frequently as henna can make your hair dry. Another thing to remember is that you must never apply henna packs on oily hair as oily hair prevents efficient removal of dandruff.

Henna Hair Packs to Remove Dandruff:

Egg, Olive oil and henna powder pack:

Ingredients you need:

  • Fine henna powder – 3 tablespoons
  • water to mix
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Whipped egg white – 2 tablespoons

Mix all iof the ingredients well, so that you get a smooth paste without any lumps. Apply this paste on your scalp, making sure that you apply it from the roots of the hair to the tips. Leave the pack on your hair for 30 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo. Follow with a conditioner to prevent dry hair.

Henna, lime and yogurt hair pack:

Ingredients you need:

  • Fine henna powder – 4 tablespoon
  • Lime juice
  • Yogurt

Take the fresh juice of lemon and mix it with henna powder. Add yogurt to the mixture. Mix all the three ingredients well and see that no lumps are there in the pack. Make a smooth paste out of these and its consistency must be such that it does not drip down on your face and clothes when you apply it on your hair. Apply this pack on your hair from the root of the hair to the tips. Let this stay on your hair for 30 minutes. After the stipulated time, wash your hair well with water and mild SLS shampoo. If your hair is dry, use conditioner after shampooing the hair. Using this pack every fortnight will give a you a smooth and soft hair that is free of dandruff.

Henna, curd and aritha powder pack:

Ingredients you need:

  • Henna powder – 4 tablespoon
  • Aritha powder – 2 table spoon
  • Curd – 2 tablespoon

Aritha powder is a powder that you make from the dried fruits of aritha and is also known as reetha powder in India. It is excellent for cleaning oily hair and is also used for cleaning silk clothes, jewelry and woolen clothes. To make the hair pack, you have to mix henna powder and aritha powder in a bowl and then add curd to it. With the help of a spoon, make a smooth paste out of it without any lumps. Now apply this paste on your scalp and the hair and leave it for at least 30 minutes. Wash your face with a mild shampoo and you will see that your hair has already become better.

Henna, olive oil, vinegar and fenugreek hair pack:

Ingredients you need:

  • Fine henna powder – 4 tablespoons
  • Juice of lime
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • White vinegar – 1 tablespoon
  • Fenugreek that is finely powdered – 1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt – 2 tablespoon

Take a clean glass bowl and put henna powder in it. Squeeze the juice out from a lime in to the powder. Mix all of the other ingredients well with the henna powder. Keep it for at least 12 hours. You can soak it overnight so that you can apply it as soon as possible when you wake up in the morning. Apply this paste on your scalp and from the root of the hair to the tips. Let the mixture stay on your hair for at least 2 to 3 hours. Wash well with water and mild SLS shampoo. Use a hair conditioner to prevent the hair from dryness.

Mustard oil and fresh henna pack:

Ingredients you need:

  • Mustard oil – 260 ml
  • Fresh henna leaves – two handfuls
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • One dry container or jar

This oil is very effective for treating dandruff. It was one of the oils made by grandmothers for healthy, strong and dandruff free hair. Heat mustard oil till smoke arises from it. Now remove it from the gas and add henna leaves and fenugreek seeds to it when it gets slightly cooled. Keep the henna leaved soaked in the oil till the color of the oil changes. After the oil cools down, let it stay overnight. Filter the oil and keep it in a dry jar. Massage you scalp and the hair with this oil and let it stay for an hour or more. Wash off with water and a ,mild shampoo.  Condition your hair with a good quality conditioner to prevent your hair from getting dry.

So, if you are suffering from dandruff and not found a good remedy for it, try some of these homemade hair packs on your hair and you are sure to get rid of the dandruff. You must use it for a few months and not just once and then stop using it.  The dandruff will get reduced gradually and finally your hair will be dandruff free and healthy.

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1 Response

  1. Wizmo says:


    Henna is good as a natural conditioner too for the hair.

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