Calendula oil is known to have antifungal properties that help fight dandruff and its related complaints of flakiness, greasiness, irritation, and itching. It also has moisturizing property and hence helps in the regeneration of the hair.
Reetha or soapnut is an anti-inflammatory herb that helps with irritation and itching of the scalp. It also has antioxidant properties that help prevent greying of hair. It is hence a natural cleansing and nourishing herb for the hair and scalp.
Shikakai or Sapindus trifoliatus helps with scaling, itching, dryness and greasiness of scalp. It also has a rich amount of vitamin C that naturally lowers the pH value and retains the natural oils of the hair and keeps them lustrous and healthy. It is also effective in strengthening and conditioning hair.
Thuja is widely used as a remedy for white scaly dandruff. It also has hair growth stimulating properties by increasing the number and size of the hair follicles in the anagen phase. These properties make it a potential hair-promoting agent.