Amla fruit is one of the richest sources of Vitamin C and hence is used in manufacture of several medicines and tonics. The pulp of the fruit is the major ingredient in ‘Chyawanprash’, a popular Ayurvedic health supplement.
The ripe fruit is edible and is also used for making pickles, jams and chutneys. Amla has a wide applicability in the manufacture of hair-care products such as oils, shampoos, conditioner, etc. It is in fact the world’s oldest, natural hair conditioners.