10 Amazing Amla Benefits for Skin, Hair, and Health

Amla or Amalaki a well known Indian humble fruit and an ayurvedic ingredient. This immensely special ingredient is known as Gooseberry in English. This natural product contains a lot of Vitamin C as it has  8 times more of vitamin c than orange and 17 times greater than Pomegranate(Anar). And collecting all information we can consider Amla as the storehouse of good health. So, read out this article to know Amla benefits for Hair, skin, and Health.

Why should one have Amla in their Routine:

  1. Amla helps to fight against the common cold
  2. Helps to Burn Fat
  3. Improve the immunity of the body
  4. Helps to beautifies the texture of hair
  5. Relieves Pain


Amla acts as an antioxidant and has a lot of nutrition inside it. Amla is skin friendly product consuming it can help to purify the blood, keep dead skin cells, acne and pimples at bay also it helps to fight toxin which helps to get shining and beautiful skin.

Ways to use Amla for Skin

Face Mask:

Benefits of amla , help to get glowing skin

For a  smooth and radiant skin mix two portions of amla powder with rose water and apply it on the face then let it dry and wash it off also alternately you can mix amla powder with honey and yogurt or curd leave it for 15 to 20 min. and then wash it with cold water.

Eat it raw :

 Raw Amla is the best way to  get all  the nutrition inside amla but as we all know it is quite bitter and little bit hard to digest but still few people in taking it like this only but one can also eat them by dipping it in honey or sprinkling some masala on them so that it can be  more palatable. Note it carefully that one should wash it before having.

We can also  take it by crushing it and converting it to juice.


Indian Gooseberry or Amla has multiple benefits on hair as it contains tannins, kaempferol, and gallic acid which helps to reduce splits ends and improve the hair texture.

  • It reduces hair loss and fasten hair growth
  • Help maintaining the straightening and smootheining of hair
  • Prevent hair from dandruff and treat scalp

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Ways to apply Amla on Hair:

 You will need Amla powder and lemon juice:

Mix 1tbsp of amla powder and of lemon juice in a bowl well and then using it Massage your hairs for about 5-6 minutes and cover all of your hair and scalp.

 Then leave it for 15 minutes  next  wash it with cold or lukewarm water.

 One should apply it 2-3 times every fortnight (2 weeks). 

Amla powder and egg for hair growth:

Take two whole eggs in a bowl and whisk the eggs until they fluff  up and then add ½ cup of Amla powder in it and stir it continuous.

Now apply the hair mask and leave it for at least 1 hour and then remove the mask and to get the best results we should use it one time in a week.

Kindly remember while washing it we should wash it using cold water because warm water may end up cooking of eggs.

Curry leaves and amla oil for hair growth:

We will use 1 cup of coconut  oil and heat it then  add chopped  amla and curry leaves to it  then leave the oil aside to cool  for 15-20 minutes

Pour the oil in a jar so that Amla oil and curry leaves are separated from oil.

Massage well with it for 15 minutes covering all scalp and hair now wait for an additional 10 min. and wash the oil out with mild shampoo and lukewarm water.

You can also use the solution off Amla and Shikakai powder for hair growth using same procedure.


Amla is one of the richest sources of nutrition and vitamin. And as per Ayurveda amla juice helps to boost vitality and acts as the best antioxidant.

Benefits of Amla on Health:

Heals Mouth Ulcers:

If we intake  Amla in dilute form using half a cup of water  or juice form then you can  prevent mouth  ulcers  and you are set.


Each and every human being especially woman want to live young forever but unfortunately we all know that ageing is natural and unpreventable process thus we cannot end it but we can slow down it using amla as it has the property of anti-oxidant which will prevent our skin from wrinkles and appetite.

Weight loss:  

Due to the increasing use of fast food in our diets, people are gaining a lot of waits. Adding amla in your diets you will achieve amazing benefits as it improves metabolism which will help in faster digestion as well as reducing weight.

 Amla also helps to cure sore throat and cold.         


  1. Not safe for people suffering from diabetes
  2. The skin may lose it a natural moisturizer
  3. May causes a burning sensation in Urine
  4. Amla may cause dry scalp
  5. Proper guidance should be taken while you’re feeding Amla to a child or infant.

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