Description : Amla oil is obtained from the amla seed; it is a small to medium sized deciduous tree. Amla tree is cultivated all the way through the Indian subcontinent. leaves simple, very many, subsessile, closely set along the branchlets, distichous, light green having the appearance of pinnate leaves. Flowers of the Amla or Indian Gooseberry are greenish yellow to light yellow, in axillary fascicles, unisexual, males numerous on short slender pedicels.
Extraction : This oil is extracted from amla berries through cold pressing.
Properties : It has Greenish- yellowish colour liquid with characteristic odor of amla. It has excellent therapeutic values for hair
Composition : The amino acids there in herbal amla are; alanine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, lysine, and proline, analysis the fresh fruit pulp gave moisture, protein, fat carbohydrates fibre, minerals, iron, niacin.