Natural Chigare powder is called Arappu in Tamil. It is the powder of a leaf which is an excellent conditioner to the hair. It is mixed with Shikakai powder to wash hair.
Chigare powder is the secret behind long and healthy hair of the Indian women.
The Chigare powder is best used in conjunction with applying coconut oil for the hair, leaving it for several hours, and then washing it using Chigare Powder with a mix of Soapnut Powder.