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Review Papers | Pharmacology and Toxicology | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Traditional vs Conventional Methods for the Management of Dandruff
Kalaivani Natarajan | Lakshmi.T
Abstract: Dandruff in general is the shedding of dead cells from the scalp region. It leads to flaking of skin with invisible inflammations. It usually peaks during teens, Dandruff affects aesthetic values and often causes itching. Hence, those who are affected by it find it to be a social and self esteem problem. Both traditional and conventional methods are available for the management of dandruff. The traditional methods involve home remedies like lemon and coconut oil massage, treatment with curd and fenugreek, treatment with vinegar and tea tree oil. Conventional methods involve steroids, anti microbial agents like selenium sulfide, Imidazole and hydroxypyridones The aim of this study is to compare the traditional and conventional method for the management of dandruff.
Keywords: antifungal, sebaceous glands, anti inflammatory, hair follicles,
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,
Pages: 720 - 722