Homeopathy treatment for Dandruff from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Dandruff…

Seborrhoea Sicca

Arsenicum [Ars]

Scalp covered with dry, branlike scales, scabs and crusts sometimes extending down to forehead, ears and neck; can scarcely bear the hair to be touched, scalp so sensitive; falling out of hair, also in circular patches, which become rough and dirty.

Badiaga [Bad]

Dry, tetterlike appearance of scalp with slight itching; excess of dandruff; scalp sore to touch and dizzy feeling during forenoon.

Bryonia [Bry]

Dandruff, scalp very tender to touch, cannot bear even a soft brush on it; scalp rough and uneven; or hair seems very greasy, with a cool head, the hands become fatty while combing the hair.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

White and yellow scales, dry, tenacious, branlike; falling out of hair, mostly on temples and sides of head down to beard; headache with unusual accumulation of dandruff on scalp, sensation of coldness on outer head; many small warts on hands.

Cantharis [Canth]

Enormous quantities of large, scaly dandruff; hair falls out when combing.

Graphites [Graph]

Much scaliness on scalp, causing distressing itching, becomes scurfy, which disappears on washing, and is then moist; burning round spot on top of head itching, like fine needles; on scalp; hairs turn gray, (<) on top and sides of head.

Kali-mur [Kali-m]

White scaly dandruff on scalp with itching.

Kali-sulph [Kali-s]

Yellow scaly dandruff, hair falls out easily when combing.

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

White scaly dandruff, scalp very sensitive, feels constricted; hair falls out when touched, mostly on forepart of head, temples and beard.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Copious dandruff, hair comes out in bundles; scratching relieves itching, but is worse afterwards, with burning; skin over forehead feels tight.

Sepia [Sep]

Dandruff in patches shaped like ringworm; scalp pains as if roots of hair were sore; hair falls out.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Painful sensitiveness of scalp, skin peels off, with itching and smarting, (<) evenings and from getting warm; hair falls out, mostly from occiput and around ears, with humid, foetid eruption or dandruff on the scalp; vexation disturbed nutrition.

Thuja [Thuj]

White scaly dandruff; hair dry and falling out; wants head and face warmly wrapped.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.