Shikakai (Ritha)

Shikakai (Ritha)

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250 gm - Rs. 79

500 gm - Rs. 152

1 Kg - Rs. 294

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Shikakai has been used traditionally for hair care in the Indian Subcontinent since ancient times. It is one of the Ayurvedicmedicinal plants


India as shikakai "fruit for hair" in its use as a traditional shampoo. In order to prepare it the fruit pods, leaves and bark of the plant are dried, ground into a powder, then made into a paste. While this traditional shampoo does not produce the normal amount of lather that a sulfate-containing shampoo would, it is considered a good cleanser. It is mild, having a naturally low pH, and doesn't strip hair of natural oils. Usually no conditioner is needed, for shikakai also acts as a detangler. An infusion of the leaves has been used in anti-dandruff preparations.

Health Benefits of Shikakai for Hair:

Shikakai make your hair softer and add a amazing shine to it.

Its strengthens hair roots, shikakai helps to stronger and healthier hair, with lesser hair fall.

Used regularly, Shikakai can cure dandruff.

Shikakai Prevents a dry scalp.

Shikakai hair pack can give relief on a hot days, relieve a headache.

Shikakai/Ritha Is Called:

Botanical name : Acacia sinuata
Family : Mimosaceae
Sanskrit : Bahuphenarasa, Bhuriphena, Carmasava, Charmakansa, Charmakasa, Phenila, Saptala
Assamese : Amsikira, Kachuai, Pasoi tenga, Suse lewa
Bengali: Ban ritha, Ritha, Riitha
English : Shikakai (India), Soap pod, Soap pod wattle, Soap acacia, Soap-nut acacia
Gujarati : Shikakai
Hindi: Hikakai, Kochi, Righa, Ritha (Reetha), Saatalaa, Shika, Shikakai
Malayalam : Carmalanta, Carmalantala, Chikaka, Chinikka, Cikkakka, Cinikka, Civikka
Marathi: Shikakai, Reetah
Oriya : Vimala
Tamil: Cikkay, Ciyakkay, Shika, Shikakai, Shikai (Sheekay), Shikaikkay
Telugu : Chikaya (Cheekaya), Gogu, Shiikaya, Siikaya