Shikakai in Sanskrit translates to “fruit for hair”, this unique plant based cleansing agent is a very commonly used ingredient by itself for hair wash. Shikakai is a must especially for those who want to cleanse their hair with natural ingredients that will help exfoliate and have antifungal properties. Shikakai is used widely by those who oil their hair as it produces a soapy lather when mixed with water and helps remove the oil applied on hair. Shikakai powder is known for its healing abilities and helps curb hair fall & dandruff issues. Shikakai is a great antidote for dry scalp as it heals small wounds and the dryness on our scalp as it is a natural cleanser and it does this without washing away the essential oils. Shikakai helps strengthen the hair roots and in turn helps in hair growth also. It helps slow down the process of aging and retains the natural lustre and glow in your hair. Shikakai is very frequently used to wash off oiled hair and is light on both the hair and doesn’t dry it up. Shikakai is also one of the main components of Diwali hampers as they form an integral part of your Ganga Snaan and help wash away the oil. Shikakai can be used in hair masks, shampoo and even as an infused oil for scalp health. Shikakai is a key ingredient in maintaining healthy hair and using a natural product that is chemical-free, easy on the pocket and readily available.