Reetha - Nature's Alternative To Common Soap

Reetha - Nature's Alternative To Common Soap

Reetha or Soapnut was used as a plant-based alternative to soap in ancient India and remained an integral part of traditional haircare and skincare formulations for centuries. The science of Ayurveda has recommended Reetha for personal care due to its gentle, eco-friendly ability to cleanse and nourish both the skin as well as the hair. Being anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, Reetha is a boon for skin infections and rashes.

A herb that is commonly found in India and Nepal ,Reetha is also known as Wash Nut, Aritha, and Kumkudakaya in local markets and can be easily stored for long-term use. Ancient Ayurvedic texts often list Reetha as an important ingredient in the cure of skin ailments like Psoriasis and Eczema besides being beneficial for those with sensitive or dry skin.

Owing to its gentle conditioning nature it makes for an excellent hypoallergenic cleanser that leaves the skin feeling soft and clean. Ayurveda also highlights Reetha to have antiseptic properties which is why it is used in cosmetic formulations for all kinds of skin ailments by ayurvedic doctors even today.

Kanai Aloe Vera & Manjishtha Facewash
Our Aloe Vera & Manjishtha Facewash has been made with Reetha and is completely soap-free to bring you the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda by using traditional herbs that are sourced locally. This unique formulation also features Aloe Vera and another wondrous ayurvedic herb, Manjishtha which is known to even skin tone and lighten blemishes and patches. Returning customers swear by this facewash for its ability to heal acne, lighten acne scars and even skin tone with repeated use. Due to the absence of commonly used soaping agents and SLS (a cheap detergent used in commercial face washes), this face wash does not lather as much as other face washes or soaps but reveals soft, supple and clean skin after each use.

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