1.The natural ingredients of shikakai make your hair softer and add a beautiful shine to it. 2. The anti-fungal properties of shikakai nourish your scalp and prevent itching and dryness. Used regularly, shikakai can cure dandruff.3.Shikakai strengthens hair roots. The result is stronger and healthier hair, with lesser hair fall. 4.Shikakai works its magic on a dry scalp by acting as a natural cleanser without washing away essential oils 5.Shikakai can actually slow down and delay the appearance of grey hair, letting you retain the natural youthfulness of your hair for long. 6. We’re not saying you have any, but in the eventuality your children pick any at school, using shikakai can actually halt the growth and eliminate them altogether. 7.Shikakai is calm and soothing on an irritated head and can actually heal minor cuts and abrasions on your scalp. 8.A shikakai hair pack can offer relief on a hot day, relieve a headache or simply act like a soothing hair pack 9. If you have curly hair, shikakai is a great way to detangle your locks after a shampoo. Gently run your fingers through your hair while rinsing.