How to Use Soap Nuts for Hair Care

Soapnuts are environmental friendly and natural detergents. These are the fruits of sapindus mukorossi tree which are gentle and highly effective. Soapnuts are growing warmer and tropical countries such as India and Nepal. We are commonly used them alternative to shampoo. Soapnuts have various names including Ritha, Kunkudukaya, Reetha, and Aritha. These are being sold in the market as aritha. The outer layer of soapnuts has a soapy texture. Due to having anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, use soapnuts for hair care which are very gentle on the skin.

Soap Nuts for Hair Care

Soap Nuts for Hair Care


  • Soapnuts can be used to making soaps, shampoos and detergents which are useful for washing hands.
  • Soapnuts are really good for healthy hair.
  • With the help of soapnuts plant, Indian jewellers have used to brighten the ornaments which are made from gold, silver etc.
  • Soapnuts herb is being used in the treatment of epilepsy, choruses and migraine.
  • Due having insecticidal properties, it helps in removing lice from the scalp.
  • By using the herb, we can wash cardamoms and improves the colours and favours.
  • It is used to treat contaminated soil.

Hair Benefits:

  • By using the soapnuts, a lot of companies are making shampoos which are very effective.
  • It is a natural shampoo, which we can use regularly.
  • You can get proper nourishment and conditioning, by the use of aritha.
  • After washing the hair with soapnuts, you will get notified your hair would shiner and softer.
  • You can manage your hair easily after wash the hair with soapnuts.
  • These are completely non-toxic and natural.
  • Scalp infections and dandruff are being treated by soap nuts.

Make shampoo with soapnuts:

  • First of all buy good soap nuts which are available in the market.
  • Take an iron vessel and soak 100 grm of soap nuts in the vessel overnight.
  • Boil the mixture for some time.
  • Use it as a shampoo by strain the mixture.
  • You have to store it an airtight container.
  • You can use it anytime.
  • If you want extra black shine to the hair, use the soap nuts shampoo.
shampoo with soapnuts

shampoo with soapnuts

Homemade rich shampoo:

  • Kunkudikai
  • Shikakai
  • Sesame seeds
  • Amla
  • Fenugreek seeds
  • Aloe Vera pulp
  • Lemon


  • Peel the kunkudukai and shikakai to remove the seeds from it.
  • Put all the ingredients under the sun.
  • Now prepare power by using the dried ingredients.
  • Store it in airtight container to best use.
  • Add powder before shampoo for four hours.
  • And add lemon juice to use as shampoo.
  • Kunkudukai is working as a cleansing agent for hair.
  • Amla helps to make the hair strong.
  • Lemon helps to get rid of the dandruff from the scalp.

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