Shikakai has been used for hair care in India for centuries
The fruit pods, leaves and bark of Acacia Concinna are dried, powdered and made into a paste. While this paste does not produce the normal amount of lather that a regular shampoo would, it is a good cleanser. It has a natural low pH, is extremely mild, and doesn’t strip hair of natural oils. Usually, no-rinse or conditioner is used since shikakai also acts as a detangler. It is also used to combat dandruff. This awesome hair cleanser naturally arrests the growth of hair lice and helps deal with this hair concern.