Shikakai is already popular as a hair potion. It is a popular the Ayurvedic herb that is known to have cleansing properties for good hair health. Found in central India, Shikakai is rich in antioxidants, vitamins A,C,K and D all of which play an important role in keeping your hair nourished and healthy.
Shikakai is usually available in powder form which makes it easy for you to use it for your hair.
- Here is listing some benefits of Shikakai
- Fights dandruff
- Cleanses your hair
- Prevents greying
- Prevents lice
- Here are five ways how to use Shikakai
- 2. Shikakai curd hair mask
- 3. Shikakai and egg
- 4. Shikakai and honey
Here is listing some benefits of Shikakai
Soothes your scalp
A healthy scalp is the foundation of healthy hair growth. Shikakai helps soothe an inflamed scalp thanks to its cooling antiseptic properties and it restores health. It also maintains the pH level of your scalp.
Shikakai has antifungal properties that helps to resolve the matter of dandruff. It prevents issues like follicle-clogging and aggravation that leads to unhindered hair growth. It also relieves you from dryness and itching.
Cleanses your hair
Shikakai is a natural cleanser. It cleanses your hair without striping away the natural oil from your scalp. It also helps in keeping your hair clean and conditioned. You can use it regularly.
Applying shikakai on your hair prevents greying. Washing your hair with shikakai before you dye also allows your hair to absorb the dye better.
Nothing is more irritating than hair lice. Mostly found in kids, it is not uncommon in adults. If that is the issue troubling you then, here is a solution for you. Use shikakai for head lice problem. It curbs the problem and keeps the head lice away from your hair. Make sure you use it regularly.
Here are five ways how to use Shikakai
- Shikakai with amla and reetha
Shikakai is a healthy option for your hair because it comes with zero chemicals. This natural shampoo helps nourish your hair and keeps your hair healthy and ensures growth. You can use this at least 2-3 times a week.
2. Shikakai curd hair mask
Shikakai when combined with curd helps soothe your scalp from inflammation or aggravation. It also helps deal with dandruff and flaking. It promises to keep your hair nourished and fresh. You can use it 1-2 times a week.
3. Shikakai and egg
You may think this is a weird option, but shikakai and egg is one combination that you must try. Eggs packed with proteins and the ayurvedic ingredient of shikakai improves hair health. Use this once a week to ensure that your hair grows out to be strong and healthy. This is also a fantastic remedy for hair fall.
4. Shikakai and honey
When you use shikakai and honey together to rinse your hair the mixture should give you instant shine. If you have dry hair, this should do wonders for your hair. Using it regularly will make your hair shiny, soft and it will strengthens your roots and shafts.
Written by Sukriti Rijhsinghani on Sep 12, 2018