Indian gooseberry or amla is one of the best fruits for your hair. It is packed with vitamin C and antioxidants that keep your hair healthy and prevent any hair problems like hair fall, dandruff, and itching among others. But how to use amla to treat all these problems? Using amla powder is a good option. It is easily available in the market and can be used in different ways to keep hair issues at bay. 

When used with the right ingredients, amla powder can transform your hair health. Read on to know some interesting ways of using amla powder on your hair. 

For Quick Hair Growth

amla powder for quick hair growth

When used with coconut oil and olive oil, amla powder can help in hair growth. While amla powder makes your hair follicles stronger, coconut oil prevents hair damage and olive oil controls hair loss. 

How To Use?

In a bowl, add olive oil and coconut oil. Add 2 teaspoons of amla powder to it and mix well. As the oil changes colour, turn off the heat and let it cool. When slightly warm, apply this oil all over your hair and scalp. Wash after 1 hour with a mild shampoo.

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For Dry And Dull Hair

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Eggs are great for your hair, they are packed with protein and make your hair soft and smooth. 

Amla And Egg Pack For Hair 

Ingredients Required:

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Amla Powder


In a bowl, whisk eggs and then add amla powder. Apply this hair mask evenly and leave it for about an hour. Wash your hair with cold water. 

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For Thick Hair 

If you have thin and weak hair then you should try using this mix of amla powder and shikakai powder. 

How To Use?

In a bowl, add 2 tbsps of amla powder and shikakai powder. Keep adding water to make a smooth paste. Apply this hair mask all over your hair and scalp. Leave the mask on for 40 minutes and then shampoo. 

For Dandruff

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Using amla powder with lemon juice helps in treating dandruff. Lemon has antifungal and antibacterial properties. 

How To Use?

Combine lemon juice and amla powder in a bowl and apply this mix on your scalp for 5 minutes. Keep for 10 minutes and then wash with a mild shampoo. 

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For Healthy Scalp 

Curry leaves or kadi patta have antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicorbial properties that keep your scalp healthy. A combination of amla powder, curry leaves and coconut oil helps in keeping your scalp healthy and prevents any problems like itching. 

You Need:

  • 1/4 Cup Amla Powder
  • 1 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Curry Leaves


In a pan, add coconut oil, amla powder, and curry leaves. When the oil turns brown, turn the heat off and let it cool. Massage well on your scalp and wash after 15 minutes.

For Hair Fall

Hair fall is one of the most common problems women face these days. Using amla powder with fenugreek seeds or methi dana prevents hair fall. 

How To Use? 

Soak fenugreek seeds overnight and next morning, blend these seeds. Add amla powder and water to make a paste. Apply this mask on your hair for 30 minutes and then wash with normal water. 

Follow this guide to treat your hair problems. Do share the results with us! For more hair care tips, stay tuned to HerZindagi.