Make Your Own Reetha (Soap Nut) Shampoo & Hair Pack For Healthy Hair

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Hair Fall & Dull Hair? Make Your Own Reetha (Soap Nut) Shampoo & Hair Pack At Home! Here Are The Benefits & How To Use Reetha For Hair!
Hair Fall & Dull Hair? Make Your Own Reetha (Soap Nut) Shampoo & Hair Pack At Home! Here Are The Benefits & How To Use Reetha For Hair!

We buy all the expensive products, book appointments for therapies, but all in vain. Those chemical-rich shampoos, conditioners and treatments do more harm than good. Well in such a case, the best way is to go natural and use soap nut (reetha) to make your hair healthier, shinier and stronger

The Reetha liquid makes your hair shinier and softer. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature and keeps your scalp free from dandruff and prevents hair loss.

It is all-natural, eco-friendly, cheap, and reusable. When it comes in contact with water, it creates mild suds that resemble soap. In this article, we present the distinct ways soapnuts can help our hair & how to make homemade reetha shampoo & hairpack!

Other Names – Ritha/Reetha/Aritha (Hindi), Kunkudukai (Telugu), Boondi Kottai (Tamil), Pasakkottamaram (Malayalam), Amtalakaayi (Kannada), ‘Ritha’ (Bengali), ‘Arithi’ (Gujarati), and ‘Rinthi’ (Marathi).

Soapnut Shampoo
Hair Fall & Dull Hair? Make Your Own Reetha (Soap Nut) Shampoo & Hair Pack At Home! Here Are The Benefits & How To Use Reetha For Hair!
Shampoo

You can make reetha shampoo easily at home. Here’s how:

What You Need
  • 30 grams of soapnut liquid soap
  • 350 grams of water
What You Need To Do
  • Boil a few soap nuts along with amla and shikhakai in water for 30-40 minutes, and mash the ingredients. in water for 30-40 minutes, and mash the ingredients.
  • Strain the mixture.
  • Use the liquid as your shampoo.
  • You can use a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water as the final rinse to condition your hair.
Benefits Of Reetha Shampoo:
  • Fights dandruff and hair fall.
  • Provides relief from the itchy scalp.
  • It is all-natural, eco-friendly, cheap, and reusable.
  • Has antiseptic and antibacterial qualities.
  • Maintains the pH level of the scalp.
  • Prevents breakage of the cuticles.

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Soapnut Hair Pack
Hair Fall & Dull Hair? Make Your Own Reetha (Soap Nut) Shampoo & Hair Pack At Home! Here Are The Benefits & How To Use Reetha For Hair!
Reetha

This hair pack will impart a natural shine and luster to your hair.

What You Need

  • 3 tablespoons soapnut powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
What You Need To Do

Mix soapnut powder and water to form a paste. Add lemon juice and yogurt to it. Blend well. Apply it on your scalp and hair and let it dry. Wash it off with normal water.

Benefits Of Reetha Hair Mask:

  • It increases the thickness of hair.
  • Makes them soft and shiny.
  • Improves the texture of hair.
  • Exfoliates the scalp.
  • Is soothing for your head.

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A Word Of Caution

* Soapnuts do not have any side effects on the scalp, hair, and skin of humans. However, you must prevent your eyes from coming in direct contact with soapnuts. They have insecticidal properties that can cause allergies and swollen eyelids.

* If you observe any  issues on your hair, stop using the product immediately.

* Always use soapnuts of good quality as they will be a lot more effective. Use soapnuts only in the specified quantities to avoid wastage. You can always make compost out of the used soapnuts.

* If the soapnuts remain unused for 72 hours, throw them right away.

This is how you can use soapnuts. Do you know any other uses of soapnuts? Share them with us in the box below.

Also Read: 4 Effective Home Remedies With Camphor To Fight Hair Problems

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