Amla oil

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Cold pressed amla oil with a rich source of antioxidants and vitamins to help improve the health of skin and hair.
Effective as a skin softening facial oil. Also effective as a hair oil to strengthen, condition hair follicles and help reduce dandruff.
Amla known as the Indian Gooseberry is a tangy fruit with a great natural source of vitamin C [approximately 42mg per 100g].
Amla oil can be applied sparingly to the hair after shampooing .

Our amla oil is for personal use and can be incorporated in
  • Facial serums
  • Hair/scalp treatment

  • Amla oil is
  • Soothing
  • For external use only
  • Plant based
  • 100% natural
  • No artificial colours
  • No additives

  • HAIR USE
  • Dry hair
  • Fragile hair
  • Helps promote growth
  • Helps retain moisture
  • Helps promote hair elasticity
  • May help to slow premature grey hair
  • Helps promote thicker hair
  • Works well on low porosity hair

  • SKIN USE
  • Dry skin
  • Helps skin elasticity
  • Helps promote skin glow
  • Great as a cleansing oil

  • INCI : Emblica officinalis
    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : PAKISTAN

    NATURAL + UNREFINED:  We work directly with cooperatives and artisanal producers who process our range of pure natural exotic oils without the use of chemicals.  Some of these are organic in nature and filtered for use retaining the natural characteristic scent and quality. 

    We sell our range of oils by volume [with the exception of organic babassu, virgin coconut oil, unrefined palm/palm kernel which is sold by weight]

    UNDERSTANDING PLANT OILS: Most butters and oils are made up of two components - olein (liquid) and stearin (stearic). This is why some butters easily melt depending on the amount of olein and some solidify under colder temperatures depending on the amount of stearin. This does not affect the product in anyway.
    Oils that will solidify include the following: Organic argan, Babassu, Organic virgin coconut oil, Golden jojoba oil, Monoi de Tahiti, Moringa, Unrefined palm kernel, Organic sapote, Shea oil, ..... this list goes on

    Oils are made up of 3 fatty acids which help to determine the shelf life. These are:
    1. Saturated : a long carbon chain with no unsaturated fatty acid - long shelf life
    2. Monosaturated : a long carbon chain with one unsaturated fatty acid - decent shelf life
    3. Polysaturated : a long carbon chain with two unsaturated fatty acid - very fragile shelf life

    CHUNKS IN MY OIL
    Have you ever wondered why your oil sometimes ends up with semi solid chunks?
    This tends to happen when the temperature drops and is due to the natural content of stearic +/- palmitic acid.

    This image shows our fast absorbing silky unrefined baobab oil which thanks to Mother Nature is semi solid due to the cold temperature.



    Baobab has approximately 6% stearic and 30% palmitic acid.
    It is quite fascinating watching liquid oil [coconut + babassu] slowly solidify – it looks like something out of a biology class 😉

    If you receive your bottle with solid oil, unscrew the lid slightly to release any pressure and stand the bottle in warm water to liquify - never use microwave to warm the oil!

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