Amla hair oil has been an integral part of hair care rituals in the Indian culture. It has played a key role in nurturing and fulfilling dreams of thick and beautiful hair which every woman takes pride in. there are various brands offering amla hair oil but it is best used homemade.

This homemade amla hair oil is especially useful for people, who have a drying and thinning hair. Amla hair oil promotes hair growth, conditions the hair well and brings the natural shine to it, if used regularly. Usually this oil is used as pre-shampoo treatment. This amla hair oil is massaged well into the scalp and left for at least 30 minutes, before washing the hair with mild shampoo.


  •  Promotes hair growth
  •  Thickens hair
  • Fights dandruff
  • Easy to make
  • All natural and no chemicals
  • Prevents greying of hair
  • Softens hair and provides essential nutrients


Things you need-

  • ½ cup amla powder
  • 2 cups coconut oil

Method – Combine 1/2 cup amla powder and coconut oil in a wide mouthed stainless steel pot. It’s important not to use a pot with teflon or chemical coatings because you don’t want those in your oil. Bring the mixture up to boiling point and then reduce to a simmer stirring frequently. You’ll want to boil this for 20 minutes. Just don’t walk away for too long or the powder will burn and stick to the bottom of the pot. Strain and store. Use as and when required.


Things you need-

  • Fresh amlas
  • Coconut oil (equal quantities with amla juice)

Method- Pound fresh amlas and remove the seeds. Grind them in a mixer without adding water. Squeeze out the juice and strain. Boil coconut oil and amla juice in a pan. After 5 to 10 minutes on medium flame, you will find that the water has completely evaporated and the amla paste will settle down and turns a light brown colour. Put off the flame and strain after cooling. Use as and when required.

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