Natural Remedies For Seborrheic Dermatitis During Pregnancy

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Coconut OilSuppressed immune system, increased oil secretion, yeast like infections and hormone distress are major causes of seborrheic dermatitis in pregnant ladies. It is commonly called dandruff and in chronic condition leads to anxiety, nervousness and acute hair fall leading to baldness. However, there no evidence of this condition causing any harm to the unborn child. The condition nevertheless, needs to be controlled for the sake of personal hygiene and health. Medicated shampoos and creams are definitely available to cure the condition, but using them during pregnancy is simply forbidden. Fret not, though, for here are some of the natural remedies in this stream that are completely pregnancy safe…


 


 Top Natural Remedies for Seborrheic Dermatitis


 


 


1. Coconut Oil:


 


Coconut oil is sure shot remedy for treating seborrheic dermatitis. It helps in stimulating generation of new cells and prevents the turning of dead cells to flakes formation. Best way is to massage you hair with pure coconut oil and later on follow it with yogurt and gram flour wash.


 


2. Lemon:


 


Lemon is yet another great remedy for treating the condition. It is rich in citric acid content and therefore has tendency to peel off keratin cells and eliminate any flake like formation. It can be rubbed directly into the scalp or mixed with curd for maximum benefit. Drinking regular dose of lemon juice also helps in boosting immunity, which is one cause of seborrheic dermatitis.


 


3. Vinegar:


 


Greeks have been using vinegar in diluted form to treat seborrheic dermatitis. It controls itching and flaking symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis. It also prevents any yeast like infections giving rise to seborrheic dermatitis. Use it regularly with coconut oil or beet root juice to reap maximum benefit.


Some other treatments include: mixing lemon and beetroot juice and applying 2 hours before washing hair. Use of apple cider vinegar with coconut oil is also quiet helpful in treating the condition.


 


Hopefully, these natural treatments will go a long way in treating your discomfort during pregnancy!


 


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