Homeopathic Care for Dandruff


Thuja occidentalis

White, scaly dandruff; hair dry and falling out. Greasy skin of face. Hydrogenoid constitution, having Good humor. Inclination to speak. Cheerful disposition without extravagance. An itching on the occiput.

Natrum muriaticum:

Dandruff, greasy, oily, scalp. Dry eruptions, especially on margin of hairy scalp. Itching and burning of hair follicles. Alopecia. Eczema; raw, red, inflamed, especially in the edges of hair worse from eating too much salt. Great emaciation; losing flesh while living well. Great liability to take cold.

Kali sulphuricum:

Dandruff and scalded. Ailments accompanied by profuse desquamation. Applicable to the later stages of inflammation. Dandruff; yellow scales in skin diseases. All ailments are worse in a warm room and toward evening and better in cool, open air.

Dandruff. Dryness of scalp. Humid, itching eruption on hairy scalp, emitting a fetid odor. patients who are rather stout, of fair complexion, with tendency to skin affections and constipation, fat, chilly, and costive, take cold easily. Has a particular tendency to develop the skin phase of internal disorders.


Itching of scalp, dandruff, falling out of hair in large bunches. Dandruff, falls out in clouds; baldness of single spots. Adapted to tall slender persons of sanguine temperament, fair skin, delicate eyelashes, find blond or red hair, quick perceptions, and very sensitive nature. Young people, who grow too rapidly, are inclined to stoop; who are chlorotic or anaemic.

Carboneum sulphuratum:

Chronic skin diseases with much itching. Very useful in patients broken down by abuse of alcohol. Sensitive patients worse cold, wasted muscles, and skin and mucous membranes anesthetics.


Scalp dry, falling of hair; worse, washing. Dryness and heat of scalp with instance Itching, especially at night, and scratching causes soreness; wetting makes it burn. Adapted to persons of a scrofulous diathesis, Persons of nervous temperament, quick motioned, quick tempered plethoric, skin excessively sensitive to atmospheric changes. Lean, stoop-shouldered persons who walk and sit stooping; walk stooping like old men. Standing is the worst position for Sulphur patients; they cannot stand; every standing position is uncomfortable. Dirty, filthy people, prone to skin affections. Aversion to being washed.

Ammonium muriaticum:

Itching of scalp, dandruff, falling out of hair in large bunches. Especially adapted to those who are fat and sluggish; or large and fat, but legs too thin.


Great falling out of hair. Eczema; moist oozing behind ears. Deep furrows on forehead. Premature baldness and gray hair. Worse by pressure of clothes, warmth, and awaking. Better by cold applications. Carbo-nitrogenoid constitution. Patient is thin, withered, full of gas and dry.


White scaly dandruff. Affections of external head; scaly eruption, white scabs. Patient is very sensitive to cold. One-sided symptoms; whole or partial numbness of one side of scalp. Violent, Irritative burning, itching, burning smarting, burning boring, etc. with coldness of part affected. Worse at night, warmth of bed, fire, cold air, drafts, damp weather, by motion and touch. Better by wrapping up and in open air.

Arsenicum album:

Scalp itches intolerably; circular patches of bare spots; rough, dirty, sensitive, and covered with dry scales; nightly burning and itching; dandruff. Scalp very sensitive; cannot brush hair. Mentally restless, but physically too weak to move. Great prostration. Aggravation after midnight, from cold in general.

Brayta carbonica:

Dandruff. Brain feels as if loose. Hair falls out. Confusion.

Specially indicated in infancy and old age. This remedy brings aid to scrofulous children, especially if they are backward mentally and physically, take cold easily,

Bryonia Alba:

Seborrhœa. Hair very greasy. Sensitive scalp; every hair pains. Averse to least motion, even of distant parts. Dry, burning heat; with aggravation of all symptoms.

Calcarea carbonica:

Itching of the scalp. Scratches head on waking. Scalp itches; on awaking. Adapted to Fat, flabby; who sweats easily. Scrofulous constitution. Patient is fat, fair, and flabby; takes cold easily. Averse to work or exertion.


Hair dry, crispy. Itching of scalp; copious dandruff. Medorrhinum is a remedy which is predominantly indicated for the people who are very comfortable at night. Medorrhinum symptoms are worse in daytime.


Corrosive itching on forehead and edge of hair; worse from heat. Violent Itching, scalp sensitive and numb. Nocturnal burning. Very sensitive skin; slightest friction causes soreness and chapping. Numbness of scalp


Hair matted. Hair dry, lusterless, rough. Dirty, dingy look of the patients’ skin. Intolerable itching; worse, from warmth of bed. Sebaceous glands secrete excessively; oily skin. Wants to wash parts affected. Worse by warmth. Dull tangled hair.


Hair falls out. Roots of hair sensitive. Itching; not relieved by scratching. Patient is indifferent, very sad, weeps easily.


Falling out of hair; scalp itches and is numb. Intolerable itching when getting warm in bed. A very general condition corresponding to this drug is dryness of mucous membranes and skin, and tendency to paretic muscular states.. Disposition to colds in the head; dry, thin subjects.


Dandruff; scalp sore, dry, tetter-like. Dull, dizzy feeling in head; with sensation of enlargement and fullness

Heracleum sphondylium:

Much fatty perspiration on head and violent itching. Seborrhœa capitis.

Kali carbonicum:

Loose feeling in head. Dandruff with great dryness of hair; falls out. Burning as from a mustard plaster.

Magnesium carbonicum:

Sticking pain in the side of the head on which he lies, as if the hair was pulled; worse, mental exertion. Dandruff itching of scalp worse in damp weather.

Sanicula aqua:

Profuse scaly dandruff. Patient looks old and thin. Body smells like old cheese. Water smells like old, musty rain water. Craves bacon, or ice cold milk.

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