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Acacia Concinna Fruit (Shikakai) Extract

Scalp health
Fortifying Conditioner
  • •   Anti-bacterial
  • •   Anti-inflammatory
  • •   Anti-dandruff
Shikakai (Acacia Concinna) is a small shrub-like tree which grows in the warm, dry plains of central India. Its pod-like fruit is high in saponin - an antibacterial compound which helps follicles to stay clean and unclogged while slowing or stopping the production of 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX), which can trigger inflammation and itch.
Benefits of Acacia Concinna Fruit (Shikakai) Extract

Acacia concinna fruit extract comes from the shikakai nut. The nut comes from a shrub that primarily grows in India and across the Asian subcontinent...

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There are at least 508 studies on Acacia Concinna Fruit (Shikakai) Extract and we're always looking for more.

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An approach in skin care and aging: In ayurveda
International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences and Technology
How to use shikakai for hair growth
Style Craze
A review on Medicinal plants used in certain skin diseases
Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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