If you can’t stop the urge to itch your scalp now and then, you need to give it a serious thought! Itchy scalp is not only uncomfortable and embarrassing in some social situations, it is also a health hazard for your scalp and skin. You scalp can become itchy due to fungus, ringworm, yeast, and even parasites, the popular lice. If not due to these microbes or lice, your itchy scalp might have been caused by dandruff or dry skin. Sometimes, its serious too as it can be caused by psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis that displays itself as red patches with large, yellow, greasy scales that may form crusts in your scalp. If not controlled on time, this may affect your face as well as the ears, armpits, groin, and even chest! The less severe causes for itchy scalp include improper cleaning, washing and exfoliation. Your scalp may also react to some products like a shampoo or other things that you use on your hair. If your diet lacks vitamins B and D as well as good fats and zinc, then also you may suffer from itchy scalp.
When you go to your doctor, he will prescribe anti-fungal medicines as well as anti-fungal shampoos etc or other medicines and supplements based on the cause behind your itchy scalp. The good news is that there are many natural ingredients that may help you get rid of itchy scalp. These home remedies for itchy scalp tell you about such natural things.