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Amla Powder

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Amla; Indian Gooseberry
Size: 100g

Availability: In stock

Price : £5.00
Amla powder


Amla powder comes from dried amla fruit.

Additional Information

English Name Amla Powder
Scientific Name Emblica officinalis
Medicinal Uses Applied externally as antiseptic for wounds; Palliative for snake bites and scorpion stings. Stimulates hair growth.
Properties Very high vitamin C content (20 times that of orange juice) Antiseptic; natural astringent and cleanser;
Methods of using

Hair conditioner:

Mix 200g of amla powder with lukewarm water (for shoulder length hair). Apply the thick paste to your hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap or cling film and leave for an hour or two. Then wash off thoroughly.

Face mask (to firm and tighten skin):

Mix 1 tablespoon of amla powder with water to form a paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Wash off with warm water.

Aids dye absorption:

Mix amla powder with water to form a paste and apply to your hair as described for the hair conditioner above. Do this before applying henna or indigo to help the henna/indigo dye release better.

Mixed with henna to darken shade

Mix 3-4 tablespoons of amla powder to 100g henna powder. Make a paste with henna, lemon juice and hibiscus as usual and leave to release the dye over night. Then apply to your hair and leave for 3-4 hours. Wash off thoroughly.

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