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Amalaki also known as Amla,is an essential herb since ancient ayurveda and contains wide variety of healing properties. It is the most powerful rejuvenating herb with the highest content of Vitamin C than any other fruit. Amalaki is an aid in gastritis, colitis, ulcers, heartburn or acid reflux. It also acts as a natural anti inflammatory that soothes and protects the tissues of the digestive tract. It also plays a major role in detoxifying the body. Amalaki also helps in proper functioning of the liver, spleen, heart and lungs. It plays a vital role in improving eyesight, strengthen the bones and teeth, and cause hair and nails to grow. It act as an immunity booster enhancing the physical and mental health. It is one of the three most important herbs found in Triphala, an ayurvedic formula.
Health Benefits of Amalaki
- Rejuvenates liver and supports healthy metabolism, digestion and elimination.
- Contains antioxidant, adaptogenic, and anti-inflammatory properties that cool, tone, and nourish tissues and organs.
- Nourishes the heart and respiratory system by blemishing digestive fire.
- Detoxifying agent, assists natural internal cleansing and maintains regularity.
- Promotes healthy eyes, treats inflammation, infection, and improves eyesight.
- Builds and supports a healthy immune response and prevents ageing.
- Increase the growth of hair, reducing hair loss and premature ageing.
Related Health Conditions/Diseases
- Colitis (An autoimmune or infectious inflammatory reaction in the colon)
- Constipation (difficulty in emptying the bowels)
- Premature gray hair (Body stop producing Melanin)
- GERD ,Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ( Disease in which stomach acid or bile irritates the food pipe lining)
Emblica Officinalis/Amalaki,Gooseberry,Phyllanthus emblica, emblic, emblic myrobalan, myrobalan, Indian gooseberry, Malacca tree, amla, Indian gooseberry, Dhatri, Amrutaphala, Vayastha, Vayasya, Tishyaphala, Sheetaphala, Usiri Kaya, Usheeri Kayi, Nellikkai, Nelli, Amlaj.
Is it safe for pregnant and lactating mothers?Yes, it is generally safe for pregnant and lactating mothers except for those having loose bowels.
How does it taste?Amalaki is mostly sour and bitter in taste with little sweet and pungent.
Regulating blood sugar can prevent the onset of type 2 Diabetes and other attendant diseases like to eye damage, kidney failure and nerve damage among others. EGCG present in green tea and alpha-linoleic acid, a powerful antioxidant are known to decrease insulin resistance, lower oxidative stress and reduce fasting blood glucose levels.
Constipation is a condition where a person has fewer and/or difficult bowel movements. Constipation is a common problem and can affect almost anyone. It is a common problem in pregnancy as well. Chronic constipation means that you could have some other medical condition such as IBS, an underactive thyroid, diabetes etc.
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