Health Benefits of Amla

Amla also known as Indian Gooseberry is a fruit grown on a deciduous tree of the family Phyllanthaceae. Amla grows in India, the Middle East, and some south east Asian countries. It can be used or stored for regular uses in all seasons.

There are various benefits of ‘Amla’ in today’s world. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Today people still use it to make medicines. It helps everyone to have a longer and healthier life. It keeps the person at bay from several diseases. It is one of the most commonly utilized fruit in the Indian households because of the health benefits and medicinal properties.

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100 grams of Amla contains around 445mg of vitamin C. Amla works as a good blood purifier and because of this it is found in many herbal medicines to treat various diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, fever, bacterial and viral diseases. It works as a natural appetizer without any side effects. It enhances the immunity power of people if it is used regularly.

Its antibacterial property helps human beings to fight against infections by building immunity. Amla being a rich source of antioxidants prevents the body from free radicals, reduces cells damage, prevent from ageing, cancer and various other diseases.

Amla keeps the liver healthy and helps in flushing out more toxins. It also keeps the urinary system healthy and helps in removing more toxins without over-stimulating the kidney. Its juice cures sore throat and cough if taken with ginger juice together.

It protects us from chronic cough, bronchitis, tuberculosis as well as allergic asthma. It nourishes the nerves and provides relief in paralytic situations.

It cures various problems such as urinary, respiratory, cerebral, gastro, cardiovascular problems. Because of its iron content, it enhances the red blood cells production, enhance haemoglobin and the sperm count thus improving the sex life.

It makes teeth and nails stronger. Amla rejuvenates the brain and improves memory as it is a rich source of Vitamin C and antioxidants which enhances the production of neurotransmitter thus enhances the mood and brain activity. It provides relief from stress. It cures the leucorrhoea if taken with honey. It increases the protein metabolism and helps in losing weight faster.

It helps in curing the diseases like arthritis, osteoporosis, pancreatitis and age-related renal diseases. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties it reduces the joint pain and swelling in the person with arthritis.

It helps by preventing the risk of gall bladder stone formation as it reduces the cholesterol level in bile.

Amla is a good source for reducing the bad cholesterol level or LDL, triglycerides and VLDL level in the body. So, it prevents the heart from many diseases like heart attack, stroke etc. As it is rich in fibre and iron, becomes effective in controlling the oxidation of LDL means Low density lipoprotein that releases the free radicals.

Amla helps in preventing the accumulation of plaques in the arteries thus protects heart diseases. It improves the body immunity and strengthens the heart muscles.

Consumption of Amla improves eyesight and consumption of Amla juice early morning prevents from scurvy and jaundice, this juice can also treat the mouth ulcers very frequently.

Amla juice consumed with honey gives people relief from the respiratory problems like asthma, allergic asthma, bronchitis, chronic cough, tuberculosis and etc.

Amla also helps human bodies from the harmful sun light radiations such as UV rays. Its powerful anti-oxidant quality prevents human body from cancer and other diseases.

Amla makes human mind sharp and its oil can be used for proper massage on the scalp to promote better hair growth and strengthens the hair.

Premature greying of hair which is a major concern for the young generation these days can also be cured by the use of Amla. It also cures problem of constipation and piles.

Everyday consumption of Amla can provide some or the other benefits to human beings and their life’s depending on their needs, wants and necessities considering it as a medicine or making it a daily habit.

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