Benefits of indian gooseberry oil for hair

indian gooseberry For Hair Growth
Amla oil was long ago used in a traditional system of medicine in the Indian subcontinent (Ayurvedic medicine) originating from a native tree in India called Indian gooseberry (Emblicao officinalis). All parts of the tree are utilized in treating numerous hair conditions including the bark. It’s made by drying an Amla fruit and soaking it in oils such as mineral, sesame or coconut oil. After 3-5 days of soaking, excess fruits are to be removed, making the oil purified.

1.Promotes Hair Growth
With its unique array of antioxidants, amla supplements can help get rid of cell damaging free radicals that can cause hair fall, greying, wrinkles, heart disease, and other age related changes. Antioxidants play an important role in neutralizing these free radicals and act as protective and preventive agents. A recent scientific study, which investigated free radical scavenging properties of amla, showed it to provide strong antioxidant protection against these damaging atoms.

Besides, the phytonutrients, minerals, and vitamins present in the amla help strengthen hair follicles, increase scalp circulation, and stimulate healthy new growth.

2.Excellent Hair Conditioner
Amla is one of the world’s oldest hair conditioners. When used as a hair rinse, it nourishes, conditions, and adds amazing shine and luster to your hair. In addition, due to chelating action of amla, this rinse works very well in hard water and help remove cal deposits or product build-up, leaving your hair incredibly clean and healthy looking.

3.Reduces Hair greying
According to ayurveda premature greying usually occurs due to excess pitta in the body – some of the signs of excess pitta include, skin rashes, burning sensations, peptic ulcers, excessive body heat, and heartburn. Amla, a natural coolant, is an excellent remedy to pacify pitta conditions, and thereby reduce greying.

Amla also helps to renew pigmentation in hair and makes it darker and thicker. It has been used as an effective ingredient in natural hair dyes and other hair nourishing products.

4.Dandruff and Scalp Conditions
With immense healing properties amla aid in healthy scalp maintenance. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and astringent properties that help prevent inflammatory scalp condition and keep dandruff away. In addition, the cooling effect of amla helps to relieve redness, irritation, and itchiness, and promote the healing of skin.

5.Home-made amla hair oil recipe
Cut fresh amla fruit into pieces and leave them for drying. After the amla has all dried up, grind it up until powdered. An alternative method is to directly use the amla powder that is commercially available.
Add ground amla powder, fenugreek powder to coconut oil, Mix all the ingredients well.
The next step is to add the mixture to a pan and heat it on low flame till fumes start to appear.
Just be sure that the oil mixture does not turn black and remains only brown. After the oil has turned brown, it’s time to take it off the pan. Allow to cool and pour in a jar
The best way for hair growth using amla is to apply the oil either overnight and wash it off or apply the oil for 15 to 30 minutes and wrap it with a moist warm towel and then wash your hair with a gentle shampoo.


Benefits of indian gooseberry oil for hair Benefits of indian gooseberry oil for hair Reviewed by Jemes Woxten on 05:32:00 Rating: 5

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