INTRODUCTION TO AMLA, COMMONLY KNOWN AS INDIAN GOOSEBERRY –
Amla, also known as Amalaki, has a sour taste as its name suggests.
The botanical name of amla is Emblica Officinalis or Phyllanthus Emblica. Amla is from
Euphorbiaceae family. Amla is also known as Indian gooseberry.
USES OF AMLA –
When compared to store-bought supplements, the vitamin C in amla is more easily absorbed by the body. Amla is used in multiple ayurvedic medicines as the base material.
FOR COLD –
It aids in the treatment of the common cold.
Take two teaspoons of amla powder with two teaspoons of honey, three to four times a day for immediate relief from a cold or cough, or once a day for long-term prevention.
IN CASE OF GASTRIC ULCERS –
IN BLOOD-RELATED DISORDERS –
Amla powder with some honey acts as a natural blood purifier and increases haemoglobin when taken regularly.
FOR PROPER NUTRITION OF HAIR –
Amla consists of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and phytonutrients, all of these elements increase the blood circulation on the scalp. Hair follicles receive ample amounts of oxygen and nutrients, making hair fibers strong and reducing hair fall.
IT ACTS AS AN ANTI-CANCER AGENT –
A lot of research has been done on this power-packed fruit, and it has been revealed that amla also has anti-cancer abilities. It has flavonoid quercetin which is proven to reduce the size of tumours in many animals.
IN CASE OF STRESS –
Amla can act as a great stress-buster for the increasing amounts of stress in our lives!
AYURVEDIC USES OF AMLA –
If a person is suffering from joint pain or Vata disorders like flatulence or bloating, then a teaspoon of amla powder with two teaspoons of sesame oil can be taken, or you can swallow it with hot water.
According to Ayurveda, amla or Indian gooseberry is helpful in various urinary ailments like dysuria which is painful urination.
It’s also helpful for a person suffering from diabetes. Ayurveda has a concept of prameha and there are several kinds of prameha mentioned, but one common type of prameha is diabetes mellitus. Studies show that diabetes mellitus or madhumeha is basically caused due to the increase in the Kapha dosha, and consumption of amla reduces this increased Kapha dosha by the virtue of its dry and astringent properties.
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