KESHVEDA Pure Reetha Powder

Reetha (Sapindus mukorossi) has common names including Soapberry and Soapnut, both name referring to the use of the crushed fruit and removed seeds to make Soap. The branches are alternate 15-40 centimeters (5.9-16 inches) long, pinnate with 14-30 leaflets, the terminal leaflet are often absent. The flowers form in large panicles, each flower is small and creamy white. The fruit, called a soap nut, is a small leathery-skinned drupe 1-2 centimeters (0.39-0.79 inches) diameter, yellow ripening blackish, containing one seed. Soapberries are being considered for commercial use in cosmetics and detergents  among many other products. They are a very popular ingredient in Ayurvedic shampoos and cleansers.
They are used in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for eczema, psoriasis and for removing freckles. Soap nuts have gentle insecticidal properties and are traditionally used for removing lice from the scalp. It is prepared from dried fruits and is used to make hair shiny, remove dandruff and lice. It is also used in cleansing lotion, protein shampoo, and conditioner. It can be used for washing woolen cloths and jewelry cleaning.


  • Mix desired amount of KESHVEDA Reetha powder with lukewarm water in a bowl to make it a paste. (Quantity of KESHVEDA Reetha  powder may vary, depends upon the length of hair)
  • Apply the paste on your scalp and hair roots in circular motions, completely coating all hair down to the roots and leave it for about 5 - 10 minutes.
  • Rinse hair thoroughly until water runs clear.