Emblica officinalis is a plant belonging to the family of Euphorbiaceae, native to India, known as Amalaki but usually called Amla.
INTERNAL USE: 1-2 teaspoons a day to delight in a glass of water, milk, kefir or yogurt, preferably in the morning and early afternoon.
Hair. In a bowl mix the amla powder with warm water to make a thick cream (5 tablespoons sonosufficienti for short hair) let stand at least two hours, preferably overnight. Apply evenly on hair and scalp, leave on for 15 minutes and then rinse.
Face. Mix a tablespoon of Amla with lukewarm water, apply all over your face and leave on for 10 minutes. Gently remove the mask and rinse. By the time the skin will be clean and free of acne, pimples and other infections due to the high content of vitamin C that acts as an astringent for the skin.
Body. You can apply the Amla on the whole body as a compress and then soak in a hot bath for a skin clean, fresh and toned.