Benefits Of Amla

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Benefits Of Amla


Amla is the fruit of a deciduous plant, of the same name, grown in many states of India. Its English name is ‘Indian Gooseberry’ and it has been associated with a number of health benefits. Amla is very good source of Vitamin C and has been found to have great antioxidant properties. Apart from helping in curing a number of ailments, it also boosts the immune system of an individual. In fact, amla is regarded as a widely-used herb, in case of ayurvedic medicines, owing to its high nutritional value. In the following lines, we have provided information on the nutritional benefits of eating amla/Indian gooseberry.

Nutritional Value of Indian Gooseberry

Indian Gooseberry comprises of the following nutrients:

  • Dietary Fiber
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Iron
  • Carotene
  • Vitamin B Complex
  • Protein
  • Carbohydrates
Indian Gooseberry has also been found to be low in Saturated Fats, Cholesterol and Sodium, making it good for health.

Nutritional Benefits of Eating Amla

  • Being rich in Vitamin C, amla has great antioxidant properties. It helps in fighting free radicals that are responsible for ageing and cell degeneration.
  • Amla is known to be good for the health of hair, skin and even eyes.
  • Amla ensures better digestion of food and also balances stomach acid.
  • Indian gooseberry is associated with fortification of liver and nourishment of the brain, resulting in better mental functioning.
  • Amla is believed to support the heart and strengthen the lungs.
  • Amla regulates elimination and enhances fertility.
  • Indian gooseberry acts as a body coolant and also flushes out toxins.
  • Amla has been found to increase vitality and improve muscle tone.
  • Amla power improves immunity and adds to the physical strength of an individual.
  • Indian gooseberry is said to help in the treatment of hemorrhage, menprrhagia, leucorrhoea and discharge of blood from uterus.
  • Amla increases red blood cell production and in turn, strengthens teeth and nails.
  • Amla has been found to be pretty useful in controlling blood sugar.
Indian gooseberry is said to help in the treatment of the following ailments also:

  • Anemia
  • Cerebral, Gastro and Cardiovascular Illness
  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Liver Disorder
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Sun Burns
  • Sun Strokes
  • Urinary Problems


 

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Dear Nisha, very nice details regarding Amla and its benefits. you have taken such hard work to bring the details completely and post the same to benefits of penmai members. thanks for your hard work and efforts.
 

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Dear Nisha, very nice details regarding Amla and its benefits. you have taken such hard work to bring the details completely and post the same to benefits of penmai members. thanks for your hard work and efforts.
thanks for your compliments and welcome Sumitra....
 

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