Gooseberry (amla) is the Indian fruit which is also known as Amalaki. It is the gift of nature given to human beings. Amla is one of the richest sources of vitamin C and most widely used herb in the Ayurvedic medicine. It also contains calcium, iron, protein, garlic and tannic acids, sugar, phosphorus,carbohydrates etc.
Amla is a seasonal fruit which is available from October to April and it is mostly cultivated during warm seasons. It cures the human body from manydiseases like cough cold etc. Drinking amla juice daily will make your body healthier and stronger.
Amla can be used in many forms like sauce, murabba, pickles and powders.
Health Benefits of Amla
1- Digestive system- Amla is an anti-allergic tonic that helps in the proper functioning of the digestive system. People who do not like eating food or those who are suffering from improper digestion can drink amla juice daily. Stomach problems like constipation, gastric troubles, acidity etc get relief from it.
2- Skin- Amla works as an antibiotic tonic. Pimples, blackheads, dark circles, wrinkles are the things that worry women mostly. By applying amla paste with rose water twice a week you can make your skin soft and make it glow.
3-Eyes- Taking raw amla early in the morning on empty stomach is quite a healthy thing to do. Soak amla in water for the whole night and on the next day soak cotton in that water, put the cotton pads on your eyes and retain them for a few minutes. This will cure problems like pain in eyes, burning eyes, water coming from eyes etc. It is also beneficial for improving your eye sight.
4- Good for heart- Drinking amla juice daily reduces the cholesterol level and the weight of an obese person. It also makes your heart stronger. It also increases the count of red blood cells, hemoglobin in the human body. Amla also cures you from diseases like high blood pressure and makes the immune system strong.
5- Hair- Amla is a natural hair conditioner that provides good nourishment to the hair. Amla makes your hair healthy. It aids in hair growth. Slowly massage your scalp with amla juice mixed with the hair oil this will make you feel fresh and stress free.
6- Good for brain- Drinking amla juice early in the morning makes your brain sharper and makes you feel more active and alert.
Healthy mind and healthy body are important for humans to live a peaceful life. Taking amla juice or by eating fresh amla daily will help you live a better and healthy life.