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Amla and Indian Gooseberry


Amla also know as amalaki, dhatriphala and in Sanskrit and
Emblica officinalis scientifically, is the most widely used herb
in the ayurvedic system of medicine. it maintains balance
amongst three Doshas of wind, bile and phelgm (Vayu, Pitta and
Cough) and effectively controls digestive problems, strengthens
heart, builds up and sustains defence mechanism, improves eye
sight, imparts a anatural glow to hair and body and a store
house of Vitamin C.

The English name of amla: Indian gooseberry, denotes that it is
indigenous to India. Though all parts of the tree have medicinal
value, it is the fruit which constitutes the main drug. Charaka
has specifically mentioned it as a great rasayana that helps
protect people from disease and keeps away the manifestations of
premature ageing.

Amla fruit is acrid, cooling, refrigerant, diuretic, laxative,
alexeteric, antipyretic, aphrodisiac alterant, tonic and
trichogeneous. It is the richest natural source of Vitamin C.
100 gm. of Amla contains about 700 mg. of vitamin C, which is
thirty times the amount found in oranges.In adition to Vitamin
C, it also contains calcium, iron, protein, garlic and tannic
acids, sugar, phosphorus, carbohydrates etc. The juice of fresh
amla fruit is given as tonic, diuretic and anti-bilious remedy.
It is also helpful in burning sensation, over thirst, dyspepsia
and other complaints of digestive system.

The powder of the dried amla fruit is an effective remedy of
hyperacidity, ulcers and blood impurities. It is also used both
internally and externally as a decoction and paste. Some of the
common uses of amla fruit are as under:

Amla strengthens the body, expel toxins from the body and
improves defense mechanism of the body.

It is an essential vitamin to improve eye sight

Weakness of body, heart and mind shall be dispelled by taking
frsh amla juice in betwen meals.

Massaging the head with amla oil, induces sound sleep and is
good for hair. prevents premature graying of hair.

Wash eyes daily, in the morning with amla water, soaked in water
and drink the water to improve the eyesight and remove

Insert 2-4 amla juice drops into each nostril to cure bleeding
for nose.

Regulates Blood Sugar

Very Powerful anti-inflammatory herb.

A wonderful antioxidant and a natural Source of Vitamin C. Amla
helps scavenge free radicals.

Amla is powerful food for the brain.

Studies show that Amla helps lower cholesterol

Amla also helps maintain the functioning of the liver

Increases Hemoglobin, Red blood cell count

Useful for Cough, Bronchitis, Asthma

Amla cleanses the mouth, strengthens the teeth

Its decoction is used in hyperacidity and with honey as an

The presence of Amla resulted in an enhanced cell survival,
decreased free radical production and higher antioxidant levels
similar to that of control cells. (Phytother Res. 2003

There are various classic ayurvedic preparations, such as
chyawanprash in which amla is used as a chief ingredient. It
help improve intelligence and memory power. Triphala and
Brahmrasayana are other classic medicine in which amla is being
used since time immemorial.

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