NEEM DIY Hair masks to get dandruff free hair, 8 DIYs

DIY Neem hair masks have been used for over millennia for health and beauty remedies that stood all the tests of time. It is described as “Sarva Rogi Nirvani” which simply means universal healer of all ailments, in ayurvedic texts.

The Properties of anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antioxidants in neem are used to treat hair Dandruff, scalp buildup, getting frizz-free hair and hair nourishment.

neem tree for hair

At some places, it is also known as “village pharmacy” e.g twigs being used as a toothbrush, boiling leaves to treat skin problems, flowers for aromatherapy, wood for combs and seeds for neem oil.

Neem powder for hair:

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Now, let me first jump to 7 options for Neem DIY hair masks, and then we will talk about their in-depth benefits.

#Option 7 – Neem DIY hair mask

neem curd and honey hair mask


  1. Neem Powder or leaves
  2. Curd
  3. Honey


  1. Add 3-4 tbsp. neem leaves powder or grinded neem leaves in a cup of curd or yogurt.
  2. Add 1 tbsp. honey for added moisture for your hair.
  3. Blend or mix it with a spoon until it becomes a fine paste.
  4. Apply it for over an hour and rinse with shampoo.

Results in dandruff free and moist hair.

#Option 6

neem and curd for hair


  1. Fenugreek seeds or powder
  2. 25-40 Neem leaves or powder
  3. 1 cup curd or yoghurt


  1. Soak 3 tbsp. fenugreek seeds overnight.
  2. Add neem leaves or 3 tbsp. neem powder into a blender along with the seeds.
  3. Add 1 cup curd and blend all three ingredients until it becomes a thick runny paste.
  4. Apply the mixture covering your entire hair length.
  5. Wash with a mild shampoo after half an hour.

Results in curing dull hair and dandruff.

#Option 5

neem and aloe DIY hair mask


  1. Neem powder or leaves
  2. Aloe vera gel or leaf
  3. Water


  1. Grind 15-20 neem leaves and 2-4 tbsp. aloe vera from the leaf. OR
  2. Add 3 tbsp. neem powder and 3 tbsp. aloe vera gel(ratio for mid-length hair) in a bowl
  3. Add half a cup of water into the mixture and mix thoroughly until the paste becomes runny and thick at the same time.
  4. Apply all over your hair and leave it for 45 minutes.
  5. Wash off with mild shampoo

Results in natural shine, soothing and clean scalp even after one wash. This is one of the easiest Neem DIY hair masks you may get just add the two ready made ingredients and voila.

#Option 4

neem and henna


  1. Neem leaves or powder
  2. Henna
  3. coconut oil
  4. water


  1. Grind 25-30 neem leaves in a blender.
  2. OR take 2 tbsp. neem powder and mix it with 2 tbsp. henna.
  3. Mix 2 tbsp. coconut oil into the mixture.
  4. Add water until the texture becomes thick and runny.
  5. Leave it for 30 minutes to one hour and wash it off using a mild shampoo.

Results in shiny hair and prevents premature greying of hair.

#Option 3

neem and curry hair mask


  1. Neem leaves or powder
  2. Curry leaves or powder
  3. Coconut oil


  1. Blend 25-35 neem leaves and 30 curry leaves in a blender.
  2. Or an equal amount of neem powder and curry powder in a bowl.
  3. Add 2 tbsp. coconut oil into the mixture.
  4. Pour some water to make a thick runny paste.
  5. Leave it for 30 minutes to one hour and wash off using normal water.

Results in preventing pre mature greying of hair and removes dandruff.

#Option 2

neem hair mask DIY


  1. Neem leaves
  2. Coconut oil
  3. Castor oil


  1. Heat 1/2 cup coconut oil at low flame and add 10-15 neem leaves.
  2. Leave it to cool down.
  3. Add 1/4 cup castor oil into it and mix.
  4. Massage your scalp and wash your hair half to one hour after application.

Result in soft, smooth and dandruff free hair.

#Option 1

neem and water


  1. Neem leaves/Powder
  2. Water


  1. Boil 2-litre water and add 35-40 neem leaves to the water at low flame.
  2. Leave it overnight.
  3. Rinse your hair with this water the next morning.

Results in Removing Itchiness and dandruff and relieves discomfort on the scalp. You may use it twice or thrice a week for the best results.

OPTION 8(additional): Neem Oil therapy



  1. 1/2 cup coconut oil
  2. 1/4 cup neem oil


  1. Heat coconut oil in a pan at low flame, add neem oil into it.
  2. Leave it aside to cool it down.
  3. Apply it in the roots of your hair covering the entire length of hair.
  4. Rinse after an hour of application.

Hot oil therapies can help you increase blood circulation and relax nerves.

You may purchase hair oil infused with neem as well:

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Benefits of DIY Neem Hair masks

  1. Treating dandruff
  2. Controls frizzy hair
  3. Stimulating hair follicles
  4. Treating fungal infections
  5. Revitalize damaged skin and hair
  6. Nourish brittle, rough hair
  7. Prevents Head Lice
  8. Treat Damaged and chemically treated hair
neem for hair by hairmegood

Neem Oil

Neem oil has regenerative properties which encourages hair growth. It maintains pH balance of the scalp and prevents dandruff and it’s odor prevents lice.

Neem oil contains several necessary fatty acids like oleic acid, linoleic and stearic acid.

How to use neem oil?

Direction: Dilute few drops of pure neem oil (1:1 ratio) with any oil, gently massage it and leave it for at least 30 minutes. (due to its strong potency.)

If you wonder to use neem oil, I suggest you

My takeaway

Neem has shown such a beautiful result on my hair and scalp and I highly recommend you to use it by yourself to see the results.

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