It is not a disease but a symptom. Excessive and obvious scaling of skin which is visible in the form of white (grey), the flaky substance is the most common symptom (or sign) of dandruff.It may often be associated with itching, oily skin, irritation or redness of the underlying skin. It tends to be chronic (long-lasting) as well as recurring.Dandruff is mostly seasonal.Some patients find it most severe during winter and mildest during summer. Though Dandruff is called as Dry Scalp, the people with oily scalp tend to suffer the most. Some underlying diseases like Seborrhoeic dermatitis, Psoriasis, Fungal infection often resemble like dandruff. Homeopathic treatment aims are treating dandruff in totality. In other words, it treats the underlying cause of dandruff and hence helps to prevent the recurrence of dandruff.