Amla oil is a derivative of Indian Gooseberries. Amla is used as hair oil for conditioning hair, promote hair growth, reverse baldness.
Also, it is known to stimulate hair growth, prevent hair loss and premature graying.
Amla is one of the long-used fruit in Indian in Ayurveda. It is believed that this magical fruit is used for over 5000 years.
Amla Oil Benefits
- Strengthen the scalp and hair.
- Reduces the greying of hair
- Amla stimulates hair growth.
- It prevents dandruff
- It can treat scalp infections.
- Reduces hair loss
- Gives shining to hair
Indian researchers tested four types of hair products, including amla oil. They found that this oil kills the hair parasites and concluded that this ingredient helps in keeping hair free from parasites.
How to Make Amla Oil
- Take a tablespoon of amla powder and mix it with five tablespoons of coconut oil in a pan.
- Keep the pan on low heat and stir it.
- Do not overheat or allow boils formations.
- By doing so for five minutes, you will get a nice aroma.
- Furthermore, you will find the formation of tiny bubbles.
- Take out the pan from the heat at that stage.
- Leave it as such for a day wit a lid on top.
- Filter it with a strainer and its ready for use.
Other Health benefits
Amla is high in vitamin C and natural antioxidants known as flavonoids and polyphenols.
Other health benefits of amla include the following :
- Improves the immunity
- Good for digestion
- Rich in antioxidants
- Improves eyesight
- Burns fat
- Keeps blood pressure under control
- Good for Diabetic patients
- Anti-inflammatory properties relieve pain
Nutritional value of Amla
Per 100 gram provides an Energy of 58-kilo calories with the following important nutrients
- Fiber 3.4%
- Proteins 0.5%
- Fat 0.1%
- Carbohydrates 13.7 g
- Calcium 50 %
- Iron 1.2 mg
- Carotene 9 microgram
- Thiamine 0.03mg
- Riboflavin 0.01mg
- Nicene 0.2mg
- Vitamin 600mg