Khadi Natural Ingredients Glossary
Premium-quality, plant-based and ecologically compatible: Khadi Natural products are made to the traditional naturopathy of Ayurveda and at the same time benefit from the latest dermatological findings. For your utmost comfort we use only premium-quality, skin-friendly active ingredients from nature - no animal and synthetic ingredients. With Khadi Natural you care for your body in a gentle, healthy and sustainable way.
Aloe Vera is an important component of Ayurvedic teaching and is considered to be cleansing. The plant prevents your skin and hair from drying out. In order for this desert plant to form its strengthening and nourishing active ingredients, it shoots under different weather conditions. It contains more than 100 ingredients, including vitamins, enzymes, proteins, minerals and trace elements. The amino acid lysine ensures that your skin and hair remain elastic and youthful.
Haldi / Turmeric
It’s known as nature’s miracle worker for its profound anti-oxidant and powerful anti-inflammatory properties. When it comes to topical use on the skin, Turmeric has a healing effect and its potent properties help to balance the skin against many concerns and conditions. Rich in natural Vitamin C, it is an effective skin enhancer. It has the ability to neutralize toxins that can cause skin damage.
Henna Extract strengthens your hair and has a healing effect on your scalp. It promotes volume and shine - and stimulates growth. In Ayurveda, henna is also considered a remedy that prevents hair from turning grey. Conditions and strengthens hair, improves scalp condition, gives hair incredible shine. Henna leaves helps treat some hair conditions such as hair loss, dandruff and itchy scalp.
Reetha cleanses your skin and hair effectively and mildly. It gently removes dead skin cells and maintains the natural lipid barrier. For centuries people in India and Nepal have used soap nuts to cleanse their bodies and clothes. The shell has a saponin content of up to 15%. That's why, when combined with water, they form a mild, soap-like foam that gently clarifies.
Neem has a very positive effect on your skin and scalp: it relieves irritation and itching, inhibits inflammation and disinfects. It also has a stimulating, cooling and soothing effect, clears and rejuvenates your skin. Neem has been considered a panacea for thousands of years and is one of the most important medicinal herbs in Ayurveda. The oil from the seeds of the Neem tree contains more than 100 active substances and has a high content of Azadirachtin which fends off insects.
One of the amazing uses of saffron according to Ayurveda is that it can keep your skin glowing for a long. Saffron has antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties that help in treating recurring problems like acne. One of the amazing uses of saffron according to ayurveda is that it will lighten the tan within a few days.
Shikakai powder is a traditional Ayurvedic shampoo.Shikakai detoxifies your scalp, soothes and relieves irritation and dandruff. It cleanses your hair effectively, yet very mildly. In addition, the acacia fruit extract stimulates hair growth, builds up the structure of your hair and gives it shine and volume.
Sandalwood is an emollient, antiseptic, astringent, conditioner, and soothing agent. Used in many religious ceremonies it is an ancient Ayurvedic medicine for various skin conditions. It is effective in treating various skin problems. Its has calming effect on nerves and these proves very effective in relieving irritability, stress, anxiety, etc. Reduces excess sweating, discoloration of the skin
Tulsi / Holy Basil
Ayurveda refers to tulsi or Holy Basil as “the incomparable one,” “mother medicine of nature” and “the queen of herbs”. It is revered as an elixir of life for both its medicinal and spiritual properties. It is anti microbial and is one of the most potent anti viral herbs of Ayurveda.