Natural herbs powdered to be used as hair wash to substitute shampoos with harsh chemical. This hair wash is ideal to keep your hair healthy and slow down graying. All ingredients are herbal that is healthy for your precious crowning glory.
Benefits Of Shikakai For Hair Growth
- Soothes Your Scalp
A healthy scalp is literally the foundation for healthy hair growth. Shikakai can soothe an inflamed scalp with its cooling antiseptic properties, restoring its health. It also helps maintain the optimum pH level of your scalp.
- Fights Dandruff
Shikakai also has antifungal properties that help curb dandruff. This prevents issues like follicle-clogging and aggravation, leading to unhindered hair growth. It also effectively deals with dryness and itching.
- Nourishes Your Follicles
Shikakai is a great source of essential vitamins. Its vitamin C content, especially, helps promote hair growth by giving your scalp a collagen boost. It is also a great source of antioxidants that help prevent free-radical damage.
- Cleanses Your Hair
Shikakai is a natural mild cleanser. Which means that it cleanses your hair without stripping away the natural oils from it. Not only does this help keep your hair clean, but it also helps keep your hair conditioned.
- Adds Shine
Shikakai helps add shine to your hair while also making it much more manageable. If you have a tangle problem, it would be a good idea to include this ingredient in your hair care routine.
- Prevents Grays
Using shikakai can help put off your hair’s natural graying process. It also effectively deals with issues like premature graying. Washing your hair with shikakai before you dye it will also allow your hair to absorb the dye better.
- Curbs Hair Loss
Shikakai helps curb hair loss by restoring scalp health. It effectively deals with issues like an aggravated scalp, follicle-clogging, dandruff, and itching. In many cases, curbing hair fall is as simple as restoring scalp health.
- Prevents Lice
There is nothing more annoying than head lice. Especially when you have children, who are much more susceptible to them. Shikakai is a natural solution to a head lice problem; not only does it curb the problem but also keeps the head lice away for good with regular use.
Amla or Indian gooseberry: In traditional Indian cultures, amla is considered a valuable hair tonic and forms a regular part of hair care ritual.
The antioxidant and anti-microbial properties help to maintain a healthy scalp. Amla is known to strengthen hair roots, encourage hair growth, and address premature greying.
Vetiver is very useful for the health of hair. Particular benefits for the hair are:
- It eradicates lice from the scalp and strengthens the scalp and hair roots. The inflammation caused due to lice bite is also cured.
- Aromatic therapeutic use of the root conditions the hair.
- Using it in the shampoo makes the hair grow healthy and prevent greying.
- a big boost for aging hair to replenish collagen formation and bring hair back to life
Mung beans contain plenty of hair nourishing nutrients such as: protein, B vitamins, zinc, iron magnesium, calcium and more.
You can call them multivitamin for hair.
Folate, one of the B vitamins, is found in large amounts in these beans. It helps to prevent premature graying and also restores luster and vitality of the hair.
Another important nutrient worth mentioning is zinc. Zinc is vital for cell regeneration (including hair cells), and protein absorption and these function are essential to thick, healthy, shiny hair.
Soap nut or Reetha contains natural surfactants called saponins, which makes it a great natural cleanser. Surfactants are foaming agents that help remove dirt and grease from your hair/skin. Most commercial shampoos contain synthetic surfactants which may not be skin or environment-friendly. Reetha is an excellent alternative for people who are allergic to sulfates and parabens in the commercial shampoo. The natural saponins in reetha not only cleans hair, they add shine and body and make hair look thicker and smoother.
fenugreek has many benefits for hair, among others it controls hair loss, triggers hair growth, helps in hair regrowth, nourishes hair and scalp, works as natural conditioner, helps in adding shine to your hair and combats dandruff and strengthens hair.
Instructions to use:
Soak in water required amount according to your hair length for a few minutes and wet your hair and apply this paste all over and rinse off with water.
Some common questions on this shampoo
If I have Oiled my Hair, Will the Herbal Shampoo Remove the Oil?
It may or may not. So there are few things you can do:
- Shampoo on dry hair. So don’t wet your hair before shampoo, pour the dry shampoo paste on dry hair and massage your scalp and hair. This will allow the shampoo to act on the oils and help to remove them.
- You can also, add 1-2 tablespoons clay such as rhassoul or fuller earth to the shampoo. This will help to remove excess oil.
- And if your hair is too long, you can shampoo the length of your hair with a normal shampoo and use the ree-shi shampoo for your scalp.
What if My Hair is on Dry Side?
You can add one or more of the following herbs when making this shampoo:
- 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (venthiam)
- 1 teaspoon flaxseeds
- 1 tablespoon marshmallow root (Amukkiraa kizhangu)
- 1 tablespoon chamomile flowers
Will I have to Use Conditioner after Shampoo?
No need. If your hair is frizzy and dry, after shampooing pat dry your hair, then take a pea-sized amount of coconut oil or almond oil and rub through the lower third of your hair, avoiding the scalp, and leave-in. The result is soft, shiny and manageable hair.
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