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26 September 2011

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Gooseberry For Skin And Hair Care

gooseberry or amla for hair and skin care

Gooseberry or Amla is the best rejuvenating agent known to mankind. Skin and hair experts say that gooseberry is the only fruit that can work wonders to your damaged skin and hair growth.

This fruit is the biggest source of Vitamin C. It is said that gooseberries have twice as much Vitamin C as oranges. Experts suggest that these berries should be taken raw to completely get the benefits of Vitamin C.

There are other health benefits too with gooseberries. They help in smooth liver function, it fights cancer, helps in toning the muscles, increases appetite, promotes healthy lung function, it increases metabolism rate, fights skin problems etc.

Usage of gooseberries can gift you clean and clear skin along with healthy long hair.

Skin Care:

  • Mix gooseberry or Amla powder with Luke-warm water, make a paste and apply it to your face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse off it in room temperature water. Amla is an exceptional astringent and cleanser.
  • Blend Amla powder and turmeric powder with oil and apply it to your whole body. Leave it for 20 minutes and take bath. This can reduce tanning and promotes smoothness of your skin.
  • Blend cucumber and gooseberry juice apply it to your face and leave for 10 minutes. Rinse off well in like-warm water.
  • Mix honey and gooseberry or Amla juice and apply it on face, leave it for 10 minutes and rinse off well in room temperature water.

Hair Care

  • Blend gooseberry or Amla powder with water, apply it to your scalp and massage it slowly. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse off in Luke-Warm water.
  • Mix olive oil and gooseberry juice, apply it to the scalp and leave it for 10 -15 minutes and rinse off in room temperature water.
  • Cut gooseberries and rub that to your scalp once done rinse off in Luke – Warm water.
  • Blend a tea spoon of lemon juice, a tea spoon of gooseberry juice and almond oil, massage it to your scalp and leave for 15 minutes, rinse off in Luke – Warm water.

If you are lazy to try these tips, atleast try including gooseberry in your daily diet.

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