Scabs on scalp are raised yellow patches or crusts ob the head. They can also be black, red or brown. These scabs may cause itching and bleed at times. In this article we are going to give you several natural remedies for treating the scalp scabs. (1)
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is extremely useful on treating skin conditions. We can also use it as a conditioner to moisturize dry skin. If you suffer from scalp scabs you should apply aloe Vera gel on it and leave it stay for 20 minutes before you wash it away. The aloe Vera will soften and heal the scabs. Repeat this every day.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
You should mix equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar and pour the mixture in a spray bottle. Apply the remedy on your scalp and hair and leave it to stay for 30 minutes. Then rinse it off with warm water. Do these 3 times a week. (2)
3. Hot Towel
Dip a towel in hot water and then squeeze the excess water out. Wrap it around your head and leave it for 15 minutes. The scabs will be softening without damaging the scalp.
4. Lemon juice
Lemon juice contains antibacterial and astringent components which will eliminate all the scabs with only several uses. Mix 10 drops of lemon juice with warm olive oil and massages the scalp with it. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash it out. (3)
5. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is also an excellent remedy for healing scalp scabs.
Mix 15 drops of tea tree oil in a ¼ cup of almond oil. Apply the mixture on your scalp and massage it for 5 minutes. Leave the mixture to stay for 20 minutes and then wash your hair with a shampoo. Repeat this 3 times a week. (4)