The pods are externally detergent and astringent and are used as a cleanser for washing hair and as a hair tonic, and forms a rich, natural lather without striping the hair of natural oils. It is popularly referred to as “ fruit for the hair” as it has a natural low pH and is extremely mild. Its detergent action, which cleanses the hair and removes, accumulated debris and a sebaceous material further more imparting hair luster. Also used to remove dandruff and has a detangling effect on the hair, which helps in increasing the hair volume.
2 to 4 g powder of pods (for external use only).
This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.