Reetha Powder / Soapnut powder (Sapindus mukorossi)
Benefits of Aritha Powder: Natural hair cleanser, natural skin cleanser
Aritha powder also known as reetha powder in India is a powder made from dried aritha fruits. It is completely natural and excellent as a hair cleanser especially for oily hair. Aritha powder is generally used in combination with shikakai powder, amla powder and methi powder for hair cleansing and conditioning.
Aritha powder is also used for cleansing skin and is used in many cosmetic products including facepacks. Soapnut contain saponins that are natural cleansing agents. Aritha powder is also used to clean jewellery, silk and woollen clothes.