Amla Benefits For Hair and How To Use

Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry, is a super food that has a lot of benefits to offer. Apart from its widely-known health benefits, did you know that this sour berry has lots to offer for your hair as well? In fact, it has been used for a long time to tackle different hair issues, from dandruff to hair loss.

Benefits Of Amla For Hair

It helps to prevent hair loss.

It promotes hair growth. 

It makes your hair strong and healthy. 

It treats dandruff. It conditions the hair.

It adds shine to the hair.

It prevents premature greying of hair.

It revitalises the hair and prevents hair damage.

How To Use Amla For Hair

1. To prevent hair loss

Yogurt contains lactic acid that exfoliates the scalp to remove dirt and impurities and unclogs hair follicles to nourish the scalp and prevent hair loss. Honey has antioxidant and antibacterial properties that improve scalp health and has been proven to reduce hairloss


2 tsp amla powder 

2 tsp yogurt

1 tsp honey 

Warm water (as needed) 

Method of use

Take the amla powder in a bowl.

Add enough warm water to this to make a paste.

Add honey and yogurt to this paste and mix everything together well.

Apply this mixture to your scalp and hair.

Leave it on for half an hour. 

Rinse it off thoroughly later using lukewarm water.

2. For promoting hair growth

Rich in proteins and essential minerals, eggs nourish the hair follicles to promote hair growth.


½ cup amla powder

2 eggs Method of use Crack open the eggs in a bowl.

Beat the eggs until you get a fluffy mixture.

Add amla powder to this and mix both the ingredients together well.

Apply this mixture to your scalp and hair.

Leave it on for 1 hour.

Rinse it off thoroughly using cold water.

3. For dandruff 

Coconut oil penetrates deep into the hair follicles to prevent hair damage and combat hair issues such as dandruff.


1 tbsp amla juice 

2 tbsp coconut oil

Method of use 

Take the amla juice in a bowl.

Add coconut oil to this and mix well.

Apply this mixture on your scalp and gently massage your scalp for a few minutes.

Leave it on for about an hour.

Rinse it off thoroughly and shampoo your hair as usual.