ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo - 12 oz. (355 ml)
Wake up your senses and turn an ordinary shower into an energizing experience with ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo. ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo is aromatic and invigorating. ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo contains the essential oils of tea tree and peppermint to leave the scalp tingling and fresh. And ShiKai's proprietary soap-free ShiKai Extract leaves hair exceptionally soft, shiny and healthy. ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo refreshes and stimulates the hair and scalp. Not only does ShiKai Natural Tea Tree Shampoo really wake you up in the shower, but it leaves hair soft, shiny and thoroughly clean.
- A small amount creates an ultra rich and thick lather
- Stimulates and refreshes the scalp
- Made with essential oils of tea tree and peppermint
- Use it everyday! Natural ShiKai Extract provides a soap-free alternative to harsh shampoos
- No animal ingredients or testing
What Is Tea Tree?
TEA TREE (melaleuca alternifolia) is an attractive evergreen shrub which can grow to be a small tree 15 to 20 feet high. The leaves, from which the oil is extracted, are highly aromatic.
Tea tree is native to Australia where the Aborigines used the leaves in a poultice form as an antiseptic to fight bacteria and infection in wounds and cuts. In the 18th century this medicinal agent was introduced to the Cook expedition and it soon became a folk medicine among the Europeans who settled there. Tea tree oil continues to be used as a natural antiseptic and fungicide.
Used on the scalp, tea tree is purported to treat dandruff, stimulate new hair growth, clean clogged hair follicles and keep the scalp free of bacteria and fungal problems. However when used in too large amounts, tea tree can be an irritant.
Most of the world's tea tree supply is still grown in Australia where they have developed high yield crops and effective quality control measures.
ShiKai began 40 years ago. With a vision, hard work, and determination, it’s grown into the company it is today.
Dr. Dennis Sepp, an organic and medicinal chemist, began exploring the unique properties of certain plants and their benefits for hair and skin. His first studies were done with shikakai, a plant which grows in India and is well known for it’s ability to clean hair, leave it silky, soft and shiny, and not dry the hair or scalp.
The result was a shampoo which was an immediate hit with friends, family, and local health food stores. Thus, in 1970, the original ShiKai Shampoo was created and a new company formed.
Today ShiKai has more than 50 products which are made, start to finish, at the ShiKai facilities in Santa Rosa. Dr. Sepp continues to oversee the formulation and manufacture of all items.