Shikakai

A shampoo that is never out of fashion

A shrub that grows in the hot and humid parts of India and other parts of Southeast Asia, Shikakai's fruit pod,bark,leaves are collected, dried and ground to make Shikakai powder which is renownwd for its benefits to the hair. It is an Ayurvedic medicinal plant, which offers several health benefits without any side effects.The powder comes with a naturally low pH, so it doesn't strip hair and scalp of natural oils. Shikaki used pan India is called as ‘fruit for hair’. Regular use strengthens roots and controls hair fall. Shikakai when used with natural ingredients like chigare and soapnut makes the best natural cleanser to remove dirt and excess oil from scalp and hair.

Benefits of Shikakai for Hair :

Controls Dandruff : Shikakai is a natural astringent that protects the scalp from dandruff and soothes the scalp tp prevent flaking.

Cools the Scalp : Shikakai cools the scalp as it has pitta pascifying properties. It gives a nautral woody aroma to hair bringing us closer to Mother earth

Nourishes hair from roots : Shikakai contains vitamin C and D as well as other phyto nutrients that nouris the hair follicles and promote hair growth

How to use Shikakai?

The powder of fresh Shikakai powder can be blended with various ingredients, for best results:

Hair Pack : Make a paste of Kamalu Shikakai powder with fresh yogurt or curd. Apply generously to the scalp.Leave the mask for 30 minutes and rinse off with water.This makes a great anti-dandruff hair mask.

Hair Cleanser : Make a paste of Kamalu Shikakai powder with water. Use this paste on the scalp and rub the scalp with fingers adding water to remove dead skin and dirt. Rinse with water.