Amla oil is a natural substance often used to promote hair health. Sourced from the Indian gooseberry fruit(also known asEmblica officinalisorPhyllanthus emblica), the oil is said to fight hair loss, stimulate hair growth, and prevent premature grey hair. When used as a hair treatment, amla oil is typically applied directly to the scalp or to facial hair such as the beard or eyebrows. Featuring a number of fatty acids, amla oil is thought to strengthen hair follicles and condition hair. Amla oil can promote hair growth and help treat dry, itchy scalp and dandruff.
Besides fatty acids, amla fruit are high in Vitamin C, flavonoids, polyphenols and also contains water, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. It can also be used as a treatment for hair loss, premature white or greyhair or scalp-related health problems such as dandruff. Amla, or the Indian gooseberry as it is called, is known for multiple benefits for your hair. A lot of hair problems arise due to deficiency of Vitamin C in your body. Amla is rich in Vitamin C and also contains the abundance of tannins and other antioxidants, gallic acid, flavonoids etc. which are helpful in enhancing the texture of your hair. Applying Amla oil to your scalp helps boost blood circulation. This consequently optimizes the nourishment to your hair follicles and improves hair growth. As it is rich in anti-oxidants, it prevents the harm caused by free radicals. It also helps treat dry and itchy scalp apart from dissolving dirt, oil and dust from your hair follicles. All this results in a healthy scalp. It helps control excess oil production in your scalp and optimize its pH level too. Its Vitamin C content helps prevent hair breakage to a great extent. Its antifungal properties make it effective in killing dermatophytes, which are the major cause ofhair fall, and skin related infections too.