Amla or Indian Gooseberry is an ayurvedic herb. Excellent source of Vitamin C and antioxidants. Amla reduces acid levels in the stomach and is anti-inflammatory. Add a teaspoon to a glass of water for a slightly sour drink or add it to a smoothie. Amla is great for hair texture and growth. It is an age old remedy that addresses premature greying, scalp damage and dryness. Mix Amla powder with coconut oil and form a thick paste. Apply it to your hair and leave on for about 45 minutes.