Natural Ways to Treat Grey Hair with Amla
This is a fruit that has a very high content of Vitamin C. The other properties of the amla fruit helps in reducing grey hair. emblicanin A (37%) emblicanin B (33%) punigluconin (12%) edunculagin (14%) The polyphenols are:
- ellagic acid
- gallic acid
- These combined properties help to avoid the hair from prematurely graying and arrests the graying process.
The general ways to use amla to arrest premature graying are:
- It can be crushed and the juice can be mixed with coconut oil and applied to the hair.
- This juice will work well with almond oil as well as it will be provide the requirements of the interaction between the almond oil properties and the properties of the amla juice for visible results
- Dried amla powder can be mixed with eucalyptus oil and applied to the hair. It needs to be kept on for at least half an hour and then it can be washed off.
- The Fourth method is to apply the amla powder or juice by missing wit with lemon juice.
Besides preventing premature greying it removes the dandruff in the hair and keeps the scalp clean so that as the mixtures of amla penetrate the hair follicles, it not only nourishes the hair follicles and the roots but it also encourages a thick and luxuriant growth
The Vitamin C content in Amla is 445 mg /100 g. The abundance of ascorbic acid in the fruit makes it good for medicinal purposes to treat the stomach and the intestinal conditions that are the root causes of premature graying after genetic inheritance.
When the pigment Melanin reduces in the hair, it causes the hair to strands to become grey. With age the melanocyte activity of the body reduces and eventually stops. The toxins in the body also lead to premature graying or rapid graying of the hair. For this reason, it is necessary to use the amla not only to apply it as a mixture with oil to your scalp, but an intake of amla in any form will help to rid the body of toxins since it is an anti oxidant as well. The full nutritional value of amla in 100 g is:
- Ascorbic Acid 445mg
- Fat 0.09g
- Energy 352 Kcal
- Carbohydrates 87 g
- Protein 0.49g
- Calcium 0.21mg
Adult men require 60 g of amla intake per day in any form for the fruit to be effective.
Adult women need 80 g of amla intake per day for the fruit to give effective results.
Adolescents both boys and girls need 60g of amla intake daily for health purposes.
Children from the age of 1 year old till the age of 14 years old need 40 g of daily intake. Infants below the age of 1 year old require only 20 g of intake.
The intake can be in any form, but what is most important about eating the amla is because it is mostly the stomach problems the stress levels and the intestinal problems that lead to grey hair. Age related grey hair is a slower process. The intake of amla juice also helps to burn access fats that lead to obesity which in turn reduces the metabolic rate which causes grey hair. It increases the protein content in the body which in turn burns the fat in the body.
This is one of the fruits with essential revitalizing nourishment not only for greying hair but for the entire body to remain very healthy.