Indian gooseberry a boon to health!

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Amala is a fruit with a bitter sour taste which is also known as Indian Gooseberry. It is a great boon for humanity and it is one of the traditional herbal medicine used in Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicine. Indian Gooseberry is the reservoir of minerals, vitamins and bio-chemical substances.

It is usually grown in wet hilly areas in autumn. It is the excellent source of Vitamin C. It is the best tonic to keep you young longer. It is the integral component of Triphla, an Ayurveda formulation which cures many diseases. It balances the three Doshas- Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.

Amala in Gujarati and Hindi language is said Amla only. In Marathi it is called Avala, in Punjabi it is called Aula, in Bengali it is called Amloki, in Malayalam it is called Neili.

Medicinal benefits of Indian Gooseberry.

Amala is often used in our kitchen recipes like Pickle, Murrabba, Juice, Chutney’s, Jams for  adding some extra taste in our dish. It is a great medicine for our eyes sight and hair growth. Amala juice also helps in:

Burning of Fat of the body.

Those who want to loose their fat try Amala juice on daily basis. Amala juice can fight obesity by enhancing protein synthesis, which helps in burning unwanted fat. It has the ability to create a positive nitrogen balance and reduce cholesterol level.

It is used to Purify Our Blood.

Regular intake of Amala juice purifies blood by flushing out the toxins and also increases hemoglobin and red blood counts.

It controls Diabetes.

Amala juice with turmeric powder and honey twice a day is prefer to control diabetes. The chromium present in Amala helps to control blood sugar level.

It is a Cooling Agent.

In hot summer we all need some cooling juice. Try this which have 20 times more vitamin than orange juice. It will act as a coolant.

Improves Bone strength.

Amala fruit is rich in Vitamin C which is beneficial for our bone strength. So to have Amala juice on regular basis makes our bones healthier and stronger

It is a powerful Antioxidant.

Amala fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals like carotene, phosphorus, calcium, iron. Hence it is powerful antioxidant

Prevents Premature graying of hair.

As Amala juice is an antioxidant and contains Vitamin C it helps to prevent premature graying of hair. Amala powder with henna powder is combine to form a hair mask, which is applied to nourish hair.

It helps in treatment of Acne and Pimple Scars.

On applying amala paste for 10 to 15 minutes the affected area will reduce the occurrence of pimples.

The presence of vitamin A and carotene overcomes many problems related with eyes.

Top facts about Amla

  • It is the excellent source of vitamin C.
  • Amla juice is the best tonic to make you younger longer
  • It is the integral component of Triphala, an ayurvedic formulation, which is used to cure many diseases.
  • Amla balances the three Doshas-Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
  • In India, it is considered as a sacred tree.
  • It prevents cancer due to the presence of some important polyphenols.
  • It is packed with all nutrients, accessible to all because of its lower price.
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