Shikakai or Acacia Concinna is a climber with thorny, brown branches. The plant is full of vitamins and anti-oxidants which enhances hair growth and a lustrous mane. Owing to its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, it can be used for medicinal purposes on wounds and skin problems. The Ayurvedic herb is often used as a shampoo replacement because of its excellent cleansing properties. Popularly found in central India, Shikakai is also rich in antioxidants and vitamins A, C, K, and D, which help nourish hair and keep it healthy. Shikakai will not only calm your scalp, it will also prevent greys and add natural shine and volume.