Kaffir Lime is a very well known in Asia. Kaffir Lime has a bumpy fruit with a rough skin. Open it and it resembles a sweet lime, except that it’s not so sweet. The kaffir lime leaf is a typical double leaf joined such that the lower part of the leaf is oval and the upper part resembles a heart shape. The leaf when fresh is shiny in appearance and is replete with essential oils. Traditional Thai medicine used kaffir lime shampoo to treat dandruff and hair loss and encourage healthy hair growth.
The aroma of a fresh crushed leaf is very special and immediately energizes the body and gives a feeling of wellbeing. The main use of the tree is the fresh, very aromatic leaves. The aroma is freely released when rubbed or crushed. The smell is intensely refreshing, and some say a combination of the aromas of lemon, lemon verbena and lemon geranium.
The leaves however are the richest part of the plant. They are easy to store since they can be frozen for many months without losing flavor. The essential oil in the leaves is extracted and used for various purposes. It is a used in many bath products such as soaps and shampoos. One wash with the shampoo will not only leave your hair squeaky clean but it also helps in reviving your scalp.
It leave the hair nice and squeaky clean, but it also invigorates the scalp. Many believe that use of the kaffir lime in this manner will refresh a person’s mental outlook and also keep away evil spirits. Moreover, this lime is a natural deodorizer with a wonderful scent of citrus blossoms.
The oil is a great hair and scalp cleanser. The aroma of the leaves is rejuvenating add a few drops of oil or a few crushed leaves to your bath and you will feel your negative thoughts ease away. It is believed to have a positive effect on the mind and the body and leaves one with positive thoughts.
Kaffir lime shampoo leaves the hair squeaky clean and invigorates the scalp. Kaffir lime has also been used for ages as a natural bleach to remove tough stains. Kaffir lime shampoo fortifies scalp and roots to prevent hair loss, dandruff and itching. It stops the growth of bacteria and mold and reduces root inflammation. Used regularly, it strengthens roots and scalp to restore hair’s natural abundance.