Also referred as Indian Gooseberry, amla is an antioxidant containing the richest and highest natural source of vitamin C, with anti-bacterial and astringent properties that help prevent infection and promote the healing of skin. It is referred to in ancient text as the best medicine to prevent aging and a rasayana (a promoter of health, longevity and great complexion). Amla contains a high concentration of minerals, amino acids and high density of tannins and polyophenols and flavonoids, as well as strong immunity boosting properties. Promotes glow on the skin and delays wrinkles. For the hair and scalp, it acts as a natural conditioner, slows hair loss and graying, and increases thickness and texture.