Why does cloves water itch my scalp?

 Cloves water can cause itching on the scalp due to several reasons:

1. Irritation: Cloves contain a chemical called eugenol, which can be irritating to the skin and scalp, leading to itching and redness.

2. Allergic reaction: Some people may be allergic to cloves or eugenol, which can cause an allergic reaction, leading to itching, redness, and even hives.

3. Dry scalp: Cloves water can dry out the scalp, leading to itchiness and flakiness.

4. Sensitivity: Cloves water can be too harsh for sensitive scalps, causing irritation and itching.

5. Overuse: Using cloves water too frequently or in high concentrations can cause irritation and itching.

To avoid itching when using cloves water, try the following:

1. Dilute the cloves water with a carrier oil like coconut or olive oil.

2. Perform a patch test before using cloves water on your scalp.

3. Use a small amount and avoid applying it to sensitive areas.

4. Mix cloves water with other natural ingredients that soothe the scalp, like aloe vera or tea tree oil.

5. Avoid using cloves water if you have a sensitive scalp or allergies.

Remember, everyone's skin and scalp are different, so it's essential to be cautious and monitor your reaction when using cloves water or any new hair care product. If the itching persists or worsens, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional or dermatologist for advice.


  1. I have a dry itchy scalp with paches and dandruff that has refused to go fo a long time now....I have use different products still not working


    1. Have you seen a trichologist?


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