Shikakai a well-known Indian Traditional hair cleanser strengthens hair, removes dandruff and treat scalp problems. An excellent natural cleanser and conditioner, adds shine and softness to hair. Commonly termed as the ‘hair-fruit’, it promotes hair growth, reduces hair fall, controls dandruff and relieves skin ailments. From the ancient time, these soap pods being natural surfactant are being used for cleansing the scalp, strengthening the hair from roots, providing relief from scaling and also removing itching, dryness, greasiness of the scalp.
TRADITIONAL BENEFITS OF SHIKAKAI FOR HAIR:
Provides Stronger and Thicker Hair:
All of us wish to have a healthy, lustrous and strong mane. The active ingredients of shikakai provide the essential oils and vitamins necessary for hair growth. It holds high significance in regaining the lustre and length of hair. It strengthens the hair from roots, prevents split ends, breakage and hair fall. Make a paste of shikakai powder with fresh yoghurt and apply to your hair and scalp. Allow it to remain for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. Regular usage provides stronger and thicker hair.
Slows Down Greying:
Grey hairs are quite depressing as it gives away your age and these days, many youngsters are suffering from premature greying. Shikakai not only prevents premature greying but also retains the natural youthfulness of black hair. Apply a hair pack containing shikakai, amla powder and soap nut on your hair once a week to get marked results.
Imparts Shine and Softness To Hair:
The essential nutrients and natural ingredients present in Shikakai is extremely beneficial in improving the texture of hair in winter. Being a natural surfactant, it cleanses the hair follicles, removes greasiness and makes the hair softer and shinier. Boil 2-3 tbsp of shikakai powder in 2 cups of water, to make a semi-liquid paste. Add some more water and honey. Apply this paste and leave it for 20 minutes, rinse your hair with warm water. Try this remedy once a week to flaunt gorgeous shiny hair.