Amla, since ages has been known for its goodness in terms of hair growth. Amla or gooseberries is a fruit that has been used in many recipes especially for pickles in India but besides being a tasty dish, it is worth a lot more. Amla oil is considered excellent for hair growth. Potential hair and scalp benefits of amla oil include: strengthen the scalp and hair. reduce premature pigment loss from hair, or greying. stimulate hair growth. reduce hair loss. prevent or treat dandruff and dry scalp. prevent or treat parasitic hair and scalp infections, like lice infections.