The Amla tree is a middle sized deciduous tree found wild throughout topical India. The tree is extensively cultivated in many parts of India for its fruit. The Amla fruit is round in shape and light greenish yellow in color. Its primary taste is sour and astringent. Secondary tastes are sweet, bitter and pungent.
Benefits of Amla
Excellent Source of Vitamin C: Amalki is the most concentrated form of vitamin C found in plant Kingdom and when the whole fruit is used rather than an active ingredient the Vitamin C is easily assimilated by the human body. The Vitamin C in the Amalaki fruit is bonded with tannis that protect it from being destroyed by heat or light. Amla fruit has 20 times more vitamin C than an orange. It acts as a natural support health and supports healthy immune system.
Antioxidant: Amla is rich in antioxidants and protects us from harmful free radicals
Along with other benefits Amla also has anti inflammatory properties by nature.
Amla also helps boost protein metabolism so if you exercise and workout regularly you will benefit greatly from regular Amla intake.
- As Amla supports healthy metabolism. It helps in the weight management.
- Amla helps strengthen the liver and detoxification.
Enhances food absorption: Regular use of Amla can strengthen digestion, absorption, and assimilation of food. People taking amla daily enjoy the taste of food better. It enhances all thirteen digestive fires (Agni) but it works more slowly and gently than ginger or other digestion enhancing herbs.
Amla For Hair and Skin
- The high rate of Vitamin C in Amla helps lighten and brighten the skin and give it a natural glow.
- Fights off free radicals making your skin youthful.
- Amla cleanses your skin and reduces pigmentation so it’s great for fighting off pimples.
- Tones and Tightens
- Exfoliates and Cleanses
Mix amla powder with honey and apply it as a face pack for a lighter complexion and blemish-free skin. Leave on for at least 15 minutes 3-5 days a week.
- You can make hair mask using Amla Powder, olive oil and yoghurt. 2 tsp of Amla Powder should be mixed with 1 tsp olive oil and yoghurt each. To create a thin paste which you can apply on your hair. Leave it for one hour later wash it off with a gentle shampoo.
- Use Amla Hair Oil for proper nutrition to your hair. Apply it in night and wash it off in morning with a shampoo. Do not use conditioner.
- Use Amla Powder with adequate amount of water preferably in an iron vessel. Leave over night and gently apply in between hair locks and scalp and massage gently in the morning with this extract leave it for 30 minutes, rinse the hairs properly with water.
- Mix Amla Powder with lime juice apply it all over your head. This will help to maintain your hair health and give them a lustrous shine.