Benefits Of Amla

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Old 20-Oct-2010
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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