Just jaivik's 100 percent organic shikakai powder acts as a natural astringent for hair enhancing its binding properties. It clears dandruff and cleans the dirt accumulated on the scalp. Being a 100 percent organic and natural conditioner for hair, shikakai strengthens hair roots and promotes luxuriant growth. Just jaivik shiakakai powder has certain vital properties that act as coolants for the scalp. Its richness in saponin content helps for better hair cleansing and conditioning. This powder has to be mixed with water and used as a paste on the hair instead of shampoo. It can also be used in combination with other organic herbs like: organic amla powder and arith powder for making hair treatment and conditioning masks. This product is organically grown and processed in accordance with the usda's national organic program (nop).