Benefits of Amla

Posted by Deepti Ohdar on

Indian Gooseberry, one of the best gifts of nature is healthy and beneficial for our body. Amla is helpful for our health, skin, as well as for our hair. Hence it can be termed as a product to benefit us from head to toe. Ayurveda describes Amla as a fruit with advantageous properties like a laxative, digestive, skin-friendly, hair-friendly, and many such beneficial properties. amla is one such ingredient in which people can incorporate it into their diet in any form.

One can have it raw in its natural form or many people also prefer to have Amla in the form of a pickle, one can also preserve them in a sweetened candy form and replace these sweet treats with chocolates for a healthy gut of your child. Hence this multi-beneficial ingredient can be helpful for us in various ways. Let us have a detailed glance at having Amla daily in our diet.

  1. Healthy Laxative

Amla is high in fiber. Hence it is one of the best laxatives for our body. Having amla in its raw form of having it in the form of churna along with warm water after meals can work wonders for people with digestive issues. Amla helps in the absorption and digestion of food. Hence it is necessary to include it in any form in our diet. One can begin their mornings with a glass of Amla juice for a healthy start too.

  1. Lowers Triglyceride Levels

Amla is helpful to lower triglyceride levels of the body also known as bad cholesterol. This helps to stay at a bay from health issues like heart ailments, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, and unwanted fats of the body. Amla is also filled up with vitamin C hence people with high blood sugar and high cholesterol levels should regularly have Amla.

  1. Immunity Booster

Amla is a great immunity booster. It shields our immune system which is a natural and healthy way to keep it protected from various infections and diseases. In this serious pandemic time, people should include immunity-boosting foods and food-filled up with essential vitamins and minerals. Amla is one of the best sources of vitamin C hence should be primarily included in our diet.

  1. A Natural Cleanser for Skin

Amla is helpful to detoxify our skin. It is not just a healthy ingredient for our health but also a wonderful ingredient for our beauty. It helps to cleanse our skin and remove the dirt from the outer layer making it clean and clear. One can simply apply Amla juice on the face and allow it to rest for about 30 minutes. If one feels irritated then one can also dilute the Amla juice with water and then apply it for positive and naturally glowing results.

  1. Strengthens Hair

Enriched with vitamin C Amla can be a lot helpful for shiny and lustrous hair. It helps to strengthen the hair from roots and make them stronger. One can simply mix equal parts of Amla juice and Lemon juice and apply it on hair. Leave it for about 30 to 40 minutes to work on your hair. This remedy will naturally help to strengthen your hair and make it appear shiny and lustrous naturally without the aid of any chemical-based hair products.  

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