A household name and superfood; Amla (Emblica Officinalis) or the Indian gooseberry is a powerhouse of nutrients. It has an interesting balance of bitter, sweet and sour flavors. Amla can be eaten raw, pickled, candied, powdered or juiced for consumption. It is also a rich source of Vitamin C, iron and calcium.
Amla’s calcium content helps strengthen bones. It is also rich in Vitamin C and other antioxidants that build overall immunity and help fight health disorders like ulcers, gallbladder stones, jaundice and liver problems.
Amla reduces the build-up of bad cholesterol, clogging of arteries and thickening of blood vessel walls. As a result, it helps reduce the risk of heart diseases and keeps the heart healthy.
Using Amla powder in your daily routine increases the absorption of protein in your body, burns calories, removes unwanted toxins, salts, and uric acid. It also provides energy and increases lean muscle mass.
Amla powder mixed with ginger and honey can be a wondrous treatment for cough and a sore throat.
Intake of Amla improves eyesight and overall eye health. It can also reduce the risk of cataracts, itching and watery eyes.
Amla is full of antioxidants that reduce cell damage in order to slow down aging as well as offer protection from various diseases.
Amla powder has countless benefits for the skin. It reduces pigmentation, brightens the skin and provides a youthful glow.
When used as a hair mask with various other ingredients (coconut oil/ shikakai or egg for hair growth) has a volumizing effect on hair. It also helps combat dandruff, falling hair and prevents grey hair.
Prevents anti-aging; multiple skin & hair benefits
Builds overall immunity; increases metabolism and detoxification
Keeps the heart healthy and improves eyesight
Take ¼ to ½ teaspoon with warm water after meals.
For external usage, use as needed.