26 June 2015

Natural Remedies for Bump on the Back of Head

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Any parts of your body can catch health problems similarly, the scalp as well get affected and make you worrisome. You scalp may get affected and develop in skin bumps, if in such situation you are net experiencing pain, then this is not a serious matter and you should not worry much as it may be the result of common circumstances. On the other hand when you notice pain along with these bumps then you should seek an experts advice quickly rather than trying your own treatments.


Mainly two types of skin conditions, one is folliculitis and the other referred as seborrheic dermatitis are the main reason of causing bumps on your scalp’s back. When your hair follicle infected by a bacterium, the result leads to follucilitis, which leads to bumps on your back scalp, according to a Clinical Website. The other condition, seborrheic dermatitis affects your skin and form scales over its surface. This leads formation of bumps due to combination of several dead skin cells and scalp oil, according to a Health Magazine.


When you use hair band grips and caps or when your clothing creates friction with your hairs it leads to irritations & inflammation of follicles and causes folliculitis. Because of its contagious nature, you may also catch infection by using combs or brushes of the infected person, states a Medical Website. On the other hand seborrheic dermatitis is not comes under bacterial infection category rather it occurs in response of overproduced scalp oil and irritation caused by ‘malessizia’, a type of yeast presents in your scalp. Another reason may involved in causing seborrheic dermatitis is genetic conditions. According to a Heath Magazine, seborrheic dermatitis is usually spreads in families.

Home Remedies

According to a Clinical Website, Various natural resources based creams or lotions are also effectively counter both seborrheic & folliculitis dermatitis with their anti itching property contents as oatmeal has. Remember to avoid strong shampoos or excessive hot water application over your skin or hair to avoid any complications.       

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is one of the most effective ways to treat head bumps and other scalp related problems. Lavender oil contains various medicinal properties such as antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, which makes lavender oil a wonderful remedy for infection and inflammation.  Lavender oil not only treats bumps of the heads but it also cleanses your scalp from dandruff as well. For using lavender oil, take few drops of it and massage your scalp thoroughly, leave it for half an hour and then
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take bath. Moreover, avoid using any shampoo while using lavender oil.

Tea Tree Oil  

Tea tree oil is another useful remedy for the treatment of head bumps. Similar to lavender oil, tea tree oil also contains various medicinal properties that make it an effective remedy. The method of using tea tree oil for head bump is same as described for the lavender oil.


Whatever type of skin infection or inflammation you are suffering with, garlic has an answer for it. Garlic is among those household items that help you not only in your cooking but in treating a variety of health problems as well. Garlic has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal properties along with various other beneficial contents. For using Garlic against your head bump, first mesh few cloves of garlic and apply the meshed out paste over your scalp. Wash it after 15-20 minutes; repeat this procedure once in every two days until you get the full relief from head bumps.

Neem (Azadirachta Indica) Leaves

Neem is one of the most effective anti germ remedies that you can use in any type of skin infections. The amazing medicinal properties of neem make it an ultimate germ killer and therefore, it is often used in bathing soap as well. During the older days, people use neem in many ways to treat skin problems such as chicken pox, small pox and other skin diseases, they even burn neem leaves for preventing mosquitoes as well. For using neem leaves, first mesh the leaves to make paste, add few drops of water to dilute it for applying over the scalp. Massage your scalp smoothly and thoroughly with your fingers and wash the scalp 30 minutes after its application.

Other useful remedies for the treatment of head bumps include:
*Jojoba Oil
*Rosemary Oil
*Rose Water

By Ismail..

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