Indian gooseberry or amla is undeniably a powerhouse of nutrients. It has been a common ingredient in the ancient Indian medicinal practice of Ayurveda. This fruit ripens in the autumn in wet, forested, hilly areas on the India. In India it is considered a sacred tree.
- Amla enhances food absorption,
- Balances stomach acid,
- Fortifies the liver,
- Nourishes the brain and mental functioning,
- Supports the heart,
- Strengthens the lungs,
- Regulates elimination of free radicals,
- Enhances fertility,
- Helps the urinary system,
- Increases skin health,
- Promotes healthier hair,
- Acts as a body coolant,
- Flushes out toxins, increases vitality, strengthens eyes, improves muscle tone and, acts as an antioxidant.
- One of the most effective ways to add amla to your diet is to juice it and have it with water every day on an empty stomach.
- It clears your system, aids in digestion, helps in maintaining clear skin, healthy hair and good eyesight. You can make a murabba with either whole fruits or grated amla.
- You could also make a pickle that is tangy and spicy.
- In case you prefer a drink, you can choose Amlana, which is a cool appetizer, or an amla-ginger punch.