How to Cure a Scalp Infection With Home Remedies

By Darby Stevenson

A scalp infection is a fungal growth on the scalp. It can cause itchiness, dryness, even hair loss and discoloration. Scalp infections are less common in adults than they are in children, but can affect people at any age. There are many shampoos and related products on the market for curing scalp infections, but this can also be done using a simple home remedy. A scalp infection can be annoying and embarrassing, but removal is quick and painless.

Clean up that infected scalp with a simple home remedy.

Step 1

Mix 1oz. apple cider vinegar, 1oz. hydrogen peroxide and 10oz. water in a large bowl.

Step 2

Mix into the hair like a shampoo. Apply the mixture in the shower to ease cleanup.

Step 3

Let it sit on the scalp for one minute. Rinse out with water.

Step 4

If the scalp infection persists, repeat steps 1 to 3.