How to make Ayurvedic shampoo
Making ayurvedic shampoo adhering genuine recipe requires only three components: clean water, shikakai and amla. When mixed together, it can already be used as an effective shampoo, hair conditioner, and for restoring hair. Ayurvedic shampoo produces shiny hair, strengthening them and also helps removes dandruff. It is regarded as one of the best natural ways of hair care, and can be done easily.
- Shikakai powder – 2 tbsp
- Amla – 1 tbsp
- Water – 8.82 oz (250 g.)
In India, shikakai acacia pods are usually used for washing hair. It is a natural replacement for commercial shampoo and soap. Since shikakai has low pH factor, it cleans the skin and makes hair smoothly, without resulting to dryness. Amla can strengthen the hair, prevent hair loss, and helps hair grow because of its vitamins and minerals. Mixing them will result to the main ingredient for the shampoo.
Place the powder mixture to about 5.3 oz (150 g.) of hot water; cover it and allow it to seamer for 20-30 minutes.
Add 3.53 oz (100 g.) of the remaining hot water to produce the desired ayurvedic shampoo. It can now be used.
The picture here shows that the shampoo has bubbles. Saponins contained in shikakai can be a soapy detergent, but do not produce the same bubbles as industrial shampoo. Despite having a small amount of bubbles, ayurvedic shampoo washes hair until it becomes smooth, making it soft, shiny, and easy to manage.
Application of ayurvedic shampoo on the hair and scalp for 2-3 minutes is recommended. Afterwards, wash your hair with plenty of warm running water.
- If ayurvedic shampoo gets into your eyes, it may cause irritation and redness. While it is not really dangerous because the harm can pass instantly, it is still advisable to protect your eyes from the shampoo.
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