“Shikakai powder contains saponin which generates lather with water. Shikakai has been used in India from ages as a natural hair wash and conditioner. Shikakai imparts shine and body to hair,and has a balancing effect on irritated scalp and dandruff. Directions to Use: Wet your hair and scalp, Make a paste of the Shikakai Powder and apply this on to your hair and scalp, Gently massage it on your head, Leave it on your hair for a few minutes, Rinse off all the powder thoroughly. Adds shine and softness The natural ingredients of shikakai make your hair softer and add a beautiful shine to it. Fights dandruff The anti-fungal properties of shikakai nourish your scalp and prevent itching and dryness. Used regularly, shikakai can cure dandruff. Gives you stronger, thicker hair Shikakai strengthens hair roots. The result is stronger and healthier hair, with lesser hair fall. Prevents a dry scalp Shikakai works its magic on a dry scalp by acting as a natural cleanser without washing away essential oils. Delays grey hair Shikakai can actually slow down and delay the appearance of grey hair, letting you retain the natural youthfulness of your hair for long. Removes hair lice We’re not saying you have any, but in the eventuality your children pick any at school, using shikakai can actually halt the growth and eliminate them altogether. Heals minor wounds Shikakai is calm and soothing on an irritated head and can actually heal minor cuts and abrasions on your scalp. Soothes your head A shikakai hair pack can offer relief on a hot day, relieve a headache or simply act like a soothing hair pack. Gently detangles hair If you have curly hair, shikakai is a great way to detangle your locks after a shampoo. Gently run your fingers through your hair while rinsing.