Dandruff, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, folliculitis, and many more such scalp conditions are becoming very common. This could be due to a lack of scalp health.

Maintaining the health of your scalp is just as important as maintaining the health of your hair. Try out this super helpful scalp mask that can boost scalp health!

Herbal Mask for Healthy Scalp

Benefits of using the neem scalp mask:

This neem scalp mask contains only two simple, but yet powerful ingredients – neem and aloe vera and it has benefits for both the scalp and the hair. Here are its benefits.


Neem is one of the best herbs for treating scalp conditions because it has anti-inflammatory properties that can help heal and reduce itchiness on the scalp and treat conditions like dandruff, eczema etc. It acts like a natural moisturizer and soothes the scalp. Using neem on the scalp can also help get rid of dandruff and other scalp conditions.

It can help nourish the hair roots and promote better hair strength from within, thus reducing the loss of hair.

Neem helps keep the hair strands hydrated and improves the overall health of the hair. it helps prevent premature signs of aging and also protects the hair from damage like breakage, dryness, split ends and frizz as it contains loads of antioxidants.

It can help reduce hair fall to a large extent by preventing all types of hair damage and can also promote the new growth of hair.

Aloe vera:

Aloe vera calms and eases itchiness on the scalp, especially for people with dandruff. It can reduce the itchiness and flaking of the skin under your hair, as it has anti-inflammatory properties and can also reduce scalp inflammation caused by dandruff.

It can help promote hair growth as it helps cleanse and nourish the scalp and can help reduce hair breakage and stimulate the hair follicles to promote hair growth. It can also promote hair shine and give your hair a natural glow.

Aloe vera can control greasy hair, as aloe vera has enzymes and properties that can break down fats and strip away the extra oil (sebum) from the hair. It can also protect the hair from ultraviolet (UV) damage and retain the natural hair color.

It is rich in vitamins and can contribute to cell turnover (a natural process that involves the constant shedding of dead skin cells and the replacement of it with younger skin cells, over a period of time) and promote healthy cell growth in turn promoting hair growth.

How to make the neem scalp mask at home?


Neem powder

Aloe vera gel (fresh)


Into a mixing bowl, add in the neem powder and fresh aloe vera gel. Mix this well until well combined.

To use:

Dampen your hair and apply this mask all over your scalp and hair evenly. Cover your head with a shower cap and let his mask sit for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, rinse off under running water and make sure there is no residue. Shampoo your hair and condition thereafter.