Amalaki Amla or Indian gooseberry is one of the most famous plants in the traditional Ayurvedic herbal medicine.
The color of Amalaki fruit is yellow green and it can grow to 18 meters tall. People in India use it already 5000 years as one of the best natural remedies to boost immunity and rejuvenation of the body.
According to Ayurveda amalaki causes sour, sweet, bitter and hot taste and is the unique ingredient in the world with those properties. It is perfect for all seasons in all weather conditions and for every body type.
1 Amalaki equals 20 oranges
Scientific studies have found that amalaki is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world. In 100 gr.of fresh amalaki fruit contains between 470 and 680 mg natural and pure vitamin C.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects against the effects of free radicals, it is important for the bones, immunity and blood vessels, stimulates the production and function of leukocytes.
Amalaki is also rich in other important compounds, flavonoids, tannins, polyphenols and minerals and is a strong natural remedy for all kinds of inflammation. It is used to relieve the airways, cough, sore throat and other respiratory problems, including asthma and bronchitis.
Removes toxins from the liverRegular consumption of amalaki helps the body to cleanse itself of toxins due to the large amount of tannins and flavonoids, bilious acid and antioxidants that contains. One study published in the magazine – Phytotherapy research, found that amalaki can protect the liver from negative effects of drugs, especially drugs against tuberculosis.
Prevents cancer and helps in its treatmentAmalaki contains many ingredients that enhance the immune system and are useful not only in preventing but also in the treatment of carcinoma. Antioxidants help to reduce inflammation and damage of the cells, which is the first step in the development of cancer and the formation of malignant cells in the body.
Natural cure for diabetesThis fruit has been shown as an effective natural remedy for treating inflammation of the liver, pancreatitis, reduces pain, swelling and helps to improve the function of the pancreas. Regular consumption of amalaki helps in insulin secretion and lowers blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. It is rich in chromium which is especially important for people with diabetes type 2. Research confirms that 3gr. of amalaki powder is much more efficient then many medications for diabetes.
It soothes stomach achesTraditionally, amalaki in Ayurvedice medicine is used to relieve abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, cramps and bloating, infections and soothing effect on the entire digestive system.
For beautiful skin, hair and nailsAmalaki is a natural tool for rejuvenation of the entire body. Besides protecting organs from free radicals, it has beneficial effect on tissue regeneration. It is contained in many skin care products, especially in shampoos, facial creams and oils. It nurtures the scalp and prevents hair loss.
It nourishes the hair roots and also stimulates its growth. The whole world uses it as a hair mask and natural conditioner. Prevents the appearance of gray hair and is effective as a remedy against dandruff.
Accelerates skin recoveryIt is very effective for all types of skin inflammation. It is used as a natural treatment for acne, pimples and rashes on sensitive skin. Strengthens nails and teeth.
Mask which stimulates growth and nourishes the hairMake yourself nutritious hair mask that will encourage growth, hydrate your hair, protect from breaking and provide shine and softness.
Mix Amalaki powder with a little warm water, until you get a paste. Leave it to stand for 1 hour. Apply it on the head and then gently massage with gentle circular movements. Leave to act for 30 minutes to 1 hour and then rinse.