Beauty secrets from India


The health benefits of Indian Gooseberry, also known as Amla, can be attributed to its high vitamin C content.

Amla, among other things,is known to increases skin health, promotes healthier hair, increases vitality and, acts as an antioxidant.

Amla mixed with hot water made into a paste and when cooled, apply on the face. Leave for 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. It is a natural astringent and skin cleanser in reducing the size of the pores and acne spots to make the skin brighter. For dry and sensitive skin, add Jojoba oil and rose water to the paste.

Hair & Scalp
Amla is also used on the scalp as a hair conditioner, to help stop hair loss, and make the hair shinier and thicker. Combine Jojoba oil to Amla powder and massage the scalp.

Step 1 - Make a thick paste with equal parts of Amla powder, Holy Basil powder and water. Let the preparation sit for an hour.

Step 2 - Partition hair and apply the paste to the hair and scalp. Massage gently and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water to remove the paste from the hair. Do not shampoo your hair. The paste will cleanse the hair and strengthen hair follicles for healthy hair.

Amla powder could also be added to henna to improve the color absorption of henna and will make hair healthy with shine and bounce.

Before use, test your skin reaction by applying to a small part of the area you wish to treat, following the directions for use.

Neelam Toprani is an Ayurvedic researcher and the formulator of Sewanti herbal remedies and Padmashri massage oils. She has been studying various healing modalities and eastern spiritualties from many masters. One of the objectives her Company is to take the timeless wisdom of Ayurveda and translate it into practical solutions to improve the quality of life.

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