Benefits Of Gooseberry (Amla) On Hair And Skin

Gooseberries (Amla) are high in vitamin C properties and have various anti- inflammatory properties which make them a great food for health.

Click to know- Amazing health benefits of Gooseberry (Amla)


Benefits of Gooseberry (Amla) on skin

a) Makes skin glow

Gooseberry (Amla) is puffed with a high source of vitamin C, Gooseberry provides you a smooth skin and fresh-faced look. Gooseberry is well known to clears dead skin cells. Gooseberry juice can also be used as a face mask.

How to Do?

Take Gooseberry juice, apply it on the face and leave it on your skin for 30 minutes and then rinse it off.

b) Brightens skin

Gooseberry (Amla) is beneficial for lightening the skin due to the presence of Vitamin C.

How to Do?

  1. Cut few pieces of Gooseberry and blend it till it forms a smooth paste.
  2. Smash few pieces of papaya.
  3. Mix the above two
  4. Add a half teaspoon of honey and mix it.
  5. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  6. Rinse it off with warm water.

c) Lowers Pigmentation

Gooseberry (Amla) is been famed to reduce pigmentation. You can make a face pack. Some of the most popular face packs that use Gooseberry are:

  • Gooseberry (Amla) Scrub

This is suitable for people having dry and normal skin.

How to Do?

  1. Add one teaspoon Gooseberry (Amla) powder to one teaspoon of tamarind paste and mix it well.
  2. Apply it to your skin and massage gently in a circular motion.
  3. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Wash your face with warm water


  • Gooseberry (Amla) and avocado pack

This is suitable for people with dry skin.

How to Do?

  1. Mix a tablespoon of Gooseberry (Amla) powder in water to form a smooth paste.
  2. Add two tablespoons of avocado pulp.
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply it to your face.
  5. Let it be for 20 minutes,
  6. Wash your face with warm water.
  • Gooseberry (Amla) Facial

This is suitable for people with dry and oily skin.

How to Do?

  1. Mix one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of Gooseberry paste, and two tablespoons of yogurt.
  2. Let it be for 20 minutes,
  3. Rinse your face with warm water.


d) Gooseberry (Amla) anti-aging mask

This is suitable for people with oily skin.

How to do?

  1. Boil and strain tea leaves
  2. Let it sit.
  3. Add two tablespoons of tea water and one tablespoon of honey to Gooseberry (Amla) paste.
  4. Let it be for 20 minutes,
  5. Wash your face with warm water.


e) Prevents lice

Gooseberry (Amla) oil helps in removing lice from hair. How to do?

  1. Soak Gooseberry (Amla) in water and leave it on overnight.
  2. Mash them and make a paste.
  3. Apply this paste on your hair.
  4. And rinse it off.

This will help in removing lice. Gooseberry (Amla) oil will helps in moisturizing the scalp and keeps dandruff away.

f) Prevents greying of hair

If you regularly apply it on the scalp, Gooseberry (Amla) can help you in gaining back your hair’s natural color and avoid it from greying.


g) Helps increase hair growth

Gooseberry (Amla) oil nourishes the scalp and roots and it also improves the growth of long and healthy hair.


h) Gooseberry (Amla) strengthening hair masks

How to do?

  1. Mix two tablespoons of Gooseberry (Amla) powder with one tablespoon of yogurt
  2. Add one tablespoon of honey.
  3. Apply to the hair strands and roots.
  4. Wait for 30 minutes.
  5. Wash it with warm water
  6. Anti Dandruff Pack

How to do?

  1. Take two teaspoons of Gooseberry (Amla) and shikakai powder.
  2. Add two tablespoons of yogurt.
  3. Make a Gooseberry (Amla) paste.
  4. Add all the above in a bowl
  5. Apply it to your hair.
  6. Rinse it after 15 minutes.

Author: Hiten Patil

Hiten is Content Writer and He write about all platform like health and wellness related blog and other platform as well