Properties: Cleansing, softening, sheathing
Uses: Hair care
Indications: All hair types, sensitive scalp, dull hair, dandruff
Cleansing, softening, sheathing
Indispensable from the Ayurvedic tradition, Shikakai powder, is traditionally used as a cleaning paste to replace shampoo.
Thanks to its naturally low PH, it washes gently without attacking the scalp and the hair lengths while having many benefits. It is appreciated for its coating action, it strengthens, detangles and restores shine to the hair. So much so that it will even replace your conditioner.
The botanical minute
Acacia concinna is a common climbing shrub in the hot areas of central and southern India. This thorny shrub can measure up to 5 meters in height and is part of the vegetable family. The fruit from which the powder comes is in the form of a slightly flattened pod. This species is considered an invasive species in New Caledonia.
Did you know ? Acacia concinna leaves have an acid taste and are sometimes used in chutneys.
INCI : Acacia Concinna fruit powder
Names: Acacia Concinna
Origin : India
Part used : Fruits
Method of production: Dried and powdered fruits (pods)
Solubility: Soluble in water and in oil
Color of powder: Light brown
100g kraft paper bag with zip closure.
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Keep away from humidity, at room temperature in its closed packaging.
It is advisable to avoid using metal containers and utensils and carry gloves. In case of contact with the eyes, rinse them for a few minutes. Do not leave within the reach of children.
Did you know ?
Acacia concinna leaves have an acid taste and are sometimes used in chutneys.´”Shikakai” means “fruit for the hair” in Tamil language.
Benefits of Neutral Shikakai powder
- - Natural cleansing agent
- - Gently cleanses
- - Brings strength and shine to the hair
- - Detangling aid
- - Promotes growth
How to use it ?
- - As a shampoo or conditioner mask
- - Dull hair and with
- - Trear dandruff
- All hair types
Which product (s) to combine with it ?
- Plant powders
- Hair care base
- Vegetable oils
- Essential oils
To make a detangling shampoo : You just need to mix the Shikakai powder with hot water. If you have dry hair, you can add some yoghourt or honey to your mixture for more hydratation. You can also replace water with milk.
2 DIY recipes with this product :
Our vegetable powders are 100% pure and natural. Mostly extracted during the year by first cold pressing of wild plants, we guarantee products of excellent quality, with preserved properties.
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All our products are composed of ingredients of natural origin and / or from organic farming.
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Zeïneb N. published the 01/01/2021 following an order made on 08/12/2020
La texture est très agréable.
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