Amla oil is one of the most used oil in traditional medicine in India. It is considered as the oldest natural hair conditioners and very well-known to rescue premature graying of hair and hair loss amla oil benefits.
Amla, known scientifically as Emplica officinalis is a Hindi term for Indian gooseberry, a fruit and tree native of South East Asia. The tree is small to medium size in height that produces a greenish to yellow colored flowers. It fruit known as ‘amlas’ are spherical in shape and have similar color to its flowers. It ripens in autumn and has a characteristic sour taste.
The Hindus believed that Amla is an auspicious fruit and a symbol of good health. They say that if Amla fruit is consumed three times a day, it can bring back your youthful look and regain youthful glow. This is probably because the fruit contains high amounts of Vitamin C claimed to be 20 times more than the vitamin C content found in oranges and anti-oxidants. It also contains anti aging properties that fights free radicals that causes skin aging.
Studies show that Amla fruit is a good source of chromium beneficial in controlling diabetes. It also has fiber, calcium, phosporous, iron and Vitamin B. Regular consumption of Amla fruit can help boost the immune system and keep digestive system is proper functioning.
Benefits of Amla Fruit
- Controlling diabetes
- Boost Immune system
- Anti bacterial properties help fight infections
- Promotes proper functioning of the digestive system
- Cures acidity
- Helps control cholesterol
- Improves liver function
- Weigh loss
- Improves eye vision
- Stomach upset
- Gets rid of bad breath
Amla oil is typically produced by boiling a mixture of coconut oil and cut pieces of Amla fruit which has been stored for several days. After boiling, the mixture is filtered and the outcome is dark liquid Amla oil.
Amla oil is more commonly used for treatment of many hair conditions and promote long and lustrous hair. Stimulating hair growth is one of the most popular use of Amla. The active ingredient found in Amla oil helps treat hair loss caused by ‘pitta dosha’.
When applied to the scalp, Amla oil strengthens the roots of the hair follicles to prevent excessive loss of hair. The wonder oil also improves hair condition and prevents premature graying of hair and because it is a natural hair conditioner, it revitalizes dull hair and brings thick, lustrous black hair.
Benefits of Amla Oil
- Prevents hair loss
- Prevents / Cures premature graying of hair
- Hair tonic and Hair moisturizer
- Helps improve memory
- Cooling effect of the oil helps relieve stress and fatigue
- Therapeutic massage – scalp and body; encourages relaxation
- Cures dandruff
- Prevents dry scalp and flakes