Health Benefits of Amla (Gooseberry), amla juice

About Amla (Gooseberry)

Amla or Indian Gooseberry is a great and amazing natural fruit which is available in India in very sufficient amount in the winter season. One can use it or store it for his regular uses in all the seasons. It is the important fruits of the Ayurveda as most of the Ayurvedic preparations have amla. Amla is also known as the Indian gooseberry which is packed with the lot of nutrients, Polyphenols, vitamins, minerals iron and etc. It helps everyone to have a longer and healthier life. It keeps the person at bay from several diseases.

Gooseberry is the most commonly utilized fruit in the Indian households because of its really working health benefits and medicinal properties for long years. 100 grams of amla contains around 445 mg of vitamin C. It also contains the ellagic acid, gallic acid, kaempferol, flavonoids and Polyphenols which have their own benefits as an antimicrobial and antiviral. Amla works as a good blood purifier thus found in many herbal medicines to treat various diseases like diabetes, heart disease, diarrhea, fever, bacterial and viral infections. It works as a natural appetizer (improves appetite) without any side effects.

Benefits of Amla/Gooseberry

Rich Source of Vitamin C

·         Amla is very good source of Vitamin C.

Strengthen Immunity Power

·         It enhances the immunity power of a person if it is used regularly.

·         Amla has antibacterial property thus helps to fight against infection by building immunity.

Prevents from Ageing

·         Amla is the rich source of antioxidants thus prevents the body from free radicals, reduces cells damage, prevent from ageing, cancer and other diseases.

Beneficial for Stomach and Liver

·         Amla reduces the inflammation and acidity.

·         Amla keeps the liver healthy (a most important body organ) and helps in flushing out more toxins.

Keeps Urinary System Healthy

·         It also keeps the urinary system healthy and helps in flushing out more toxins without over-stimulating the kidney.

Cures Sore Throat

·         It cures the sore throat and cough if taken its juice with ginger juice together.

Keeps Bone Healthy

·         The extracts of amla help in slowing down the activity of osteoclasts (a cell type which breaks down the bone).

Prevents from Infection

·         It protects us from chronic cough, Bronchitis, tuberculosis as well as allergic asthma.

Provides Nourishment to Nerves

·         It nourishes the nerves and provides relief in paralytic situations.

Keeps Body Systems Healthy

·         It cures urinary, respiratory, cerebral, gastro, cardiovascular problems.

Increases Hemoglobin Level

·         Because of its iron content, it enhances the RBC production and hemoglobin.

Strengthens Teeth and Nails

·         It makes stronger the teeth and nails.

Improves Memory Power

·         Amla rejuvenates the brain and improves memory as it is rich source of antioxidants and vitamin-c which enhances the production of norepinephrine (neurotransmitter) thus enhances the mood and brain activity.

·         It treats the disorders like insomnia and provides relief from stress.

Cures Leucorrhoea

·         It cures the leucorrhoea if taken with honey.

Reduces Weight

·         It boosts the protein metabolism and helps in losing weight faster.

Provides Relief from Inflammation

·         It helps in curing the diseases like arthritis, osteoporosis and pancreatitis and age-related renal diseases.

·         Because of its anti-inflammatory properties it reduces the joints (like knees) pain and swelling in the person with arthritis.

Reduces Bad Cholesterol

·         Amla enhances the level of good cholesterol means HDL and reduces the bad cholesterol.

Reduces Risk of Gall Bladder Stone

·         It helps by preventing the risk of gall bladder stone (gall stone) formation as it reduces the cholesterol level in bile (excess cholesterol cause formation of stone).

Beneficial for Heart

·         Amla is very good source for reducing the bad cholesterol level or LDL (by inhibiting the oxidation of called thiobarbituric acid, TBA), triglycerides and VLDL level in the body. So, it helps the heart to be prevented from many diseases like heart attack, stroke etc. As it is rich in the fibers and iron, so effectively in controls the oxidation of LDL means Low density lipoprotein which releases the free radicals (causing coronary artery disease).

Protects from Heart Diseases

·         Amla helps in preventing the accumulation of plaques in the arteries means atherosclerosis thus protects heart diseases.

·         It improves the body resistance and strengthens the heart muscles.

Benefits of Amla for Diabetes

Maintains Blood Sugar Level

·         Amla is rich in polyphenol thus controls the diabetes and complications of diabetes. It assists in the good insulin absorption which leads to the reduced blood sugar.

Regularizes Carbohydrate Metabolism

·         It is rich in chromium which helps in regulating the carbohydrate metabolism thus helps the body to respond well to the insulin and reduces blood glucose level.

Benefits of Amla for Women and Men

Provides Relief from Menstrual Pain

·         Amla helps the woman by relieving the menstrual cramps.

Enhances Sperm Count

·         Amla is rich in the iron content which has ability to enhance hemoglobin and the sperm count thus improves the sex life.

Benefits of Amla for Eyes

Improves Eyesight

·         Amla juice if taken with honey helps in improving the eyesight.

Reduces Eye Inflammation

·         It helps in reducing the redness, itching and watering of the eyes as well as improves eyesight.

Benefits of Amla for Digestive System

Prevents from Gastric Ailments

·         Amla reduces the gastric problems as it has anti inflammatory properties and works as a good antidote for upset stomach. It cures acidity if taken empty stomach.

Improves Good Digestion

·         Amla helps the body in more nutrients absorption from food thus aids in good digestion.

Remedy for Diarrhea, Dysentery and Constipation

·         It is very good home remedy for diarrhea, dysentery and constipation because of its laxatives property.

Provides Relief from Acidity

·         It provides relief from the hyperchlorhydria means the burning sensation of abdomen.

Benefits of Amla for Skin

Makes Skin Youthful

·         Gooseberry helps the skin looking great by removing blemishes, acne and other scars. It is good for getting better complexion as it is the excellent source of Vitamin C and minerals).

Provides Natural Glow to Skin

·         It lightens the skin complexion as it contains vitamin C (anti aging property) which provides youthful look and natural glow.

Removes Dead Cells and Wrinkles

·         It works as a natural exfoliator and skin brightening mask as it removes dead cells, wrinkles and soothes the skin because of its astringent properties.

Removes Spots from Skin

·         Applying amla juice with cotton balls on the face for 10 to 15 minutes keeps skin spots, acne, pimples and pigments free.

Prevents from Ageing

·         It is good source of Vitamin A thus reduces the ageing process. Vitamin A is very necessary for producing collagen (makes the skin looks young and elastic). If it is taken empty stomach, it slows down the collagen degradation.

Tightens the Skin

·         It boosts the collagen production in the skin thus keeps skin tight, toned, soft, supple and youthful.

Repair Damaged Skin Cells

·         It is a natural home remedy which promotes damaged skin cells repairing in the body and makes skin smooth and new look.

Benefits of Amla for Hair

Keeps hair Healthy

·         It helps the hairs to look healthy and shiny than ever before if uses regularly. It minimizes the hair loss and helps the body to absorb more calcium from food.

Removes Dandruff

·         Eating or applying paste of amla powder to the hair helps in getting relief from the dandruff and keeps hair strong, thick, dark and smooth.

Prevents from Premature Hair Graying

·         Amla oil massage helps in inducing sound sleep and preventing premature hair graying because of antioxidant nature.

Promote Hair Growth

·         It strengthens hair follicles and encourages new hair growth if amla juice and lemon juice mixture is applied to the scalp for 20 to 30 mins and wash with little warm water.

Treats Hair Problems

·         Regular consumption of amla or amla juice helps in treating various hair problems like hair loss, hair fall, split ends and etc.

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