22 Benefits of Amla/ Gooseberry

22 Benefits of Amla/ Gooseberry


Indian gooseberry or popularly known as Amla or Amalaki is a powerhouse of essential nutrients that the body needs for growth and development. The most interesting thing about Amla is that it can be consumed in many forms like raw, juice, pickle, jam, dips, powder, tablet, or capsule. 

Amla is rich in minerals, vitamins, free radicals, antioxidants, and various other nutrients. Amla also has Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Carotene, Vitamin B Complex, Protein, Cholesterol, and Sodium. The composition of 100 grams of Amla is

Calories: 44 kcal
Carbohydrate: 10.2 gm
Iron: 1.2 gm
Protein: 0.9 gm
Fat: 0.6 gm
Fiber: 4.3 gm

22 Health benefits of Amla are:


1) Blood is the root cause for the wellness of our body. If unwanted things like microbial bacteria and viruses are added to the blood, it becomes impure and it further causes many health problems. To prevent the body from these unwanted bacteria and infection, the immunity of the body must be strong. For this cause, Amla is such an important food. Generally, Amla is rich in Vitamin C and so it is widely used in Ayurvedic medication.

2) People who want to lose weight can drink a cup of Amla juice every day in an empty stomach and you will lose weight quickly. It is also responsible for increasing metabolism.

3) It increases the protein level and helps to reduce cholesterol.

4) The analysis states that if you eat Amla every day it prevents cancer as it contains antioxidants it hinders the growth of cancer cells and prevents cancer.

5) If ulcer patients drink Amla juice they can get rid of Ulcer, people who suffer from constipation can eat Amla every day.

6) The fiber present in it helps the proper functioning of intestines and cures constipation. 

7) If High blood pressure patients take Amla every day it controls the blood pressure We will get good results if we take powdered Amla with honey.

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8) Some people have problems like eye irritation, redness in the eyes. If You take Amla, Vitamin C present in it will cure the problems like cataract and intraocular tension. The antioxidant present in Amla is good for the retina of your eye.

9) Amla improves the blood circulation in our body It prevents blocks in the blood vessels and regulates the blood flow in the heart It flushes the toxins completely out of our body and keeps the blood pure.

10) If we drink Amla juice regularly or blood platelets will increase Amla controls blood sugar level. 

11) If Diabetes patients mix 1 tbsp of Amla juice mixed with Bitterguard juice it helps in the secretion of insulin.

12) Worldwide Amla is used for Liver problems. The antioxidant present in Amla/Gooseberry prevents liver problems by flushes out the toxins and improves the functioning of the liver.

13) Amla possesses anti-aging properties. The antioxidants present in Amla flush out the toxins and keep us healthy and stay young.

14) As Amla contains iron, if we take it every day it creates new blood cells It prevents cardiac arrest and Stroke.

15) Pregnant ladies face vomiting problems. Take an Amla both in the morning and in the evening for 9 months. It prevents vomiting and increases your appetite.

16) During summer we drink many types of fruit juices. If you drink Amla juice it will reduce your body heat as it is rich in Vitamin C it helps to keep your body cool.

17) Vitamin C present in Amla guards our skin cells and keeps it healthy It enhances our beauty if the skin cells are healthy.

18) Many people suffer from heart disease or Diabetes. For such people with high blood sugar levels, Amla will be very useful if you take Amla in an empty stomach.

19) Amla is rich in Vitamin-C and antioxidants which makes Amla helpful in maintaining strong and nourishing hair. It increases blood circulation in the scalp, slows down the premature greying of hair, and strengthens hair follicles.

20) Amla has anti-inflammatory properties, therefore people with arthritis and joint pains can consume Amla for relief. 

21) Amla is also helpful in maintaining mental health. It can help improve memory, nerve function, reduce stress, and anxiety.

22) Amla contains phytochemicals that are responsible for detoxification and fighting free radicals to improve liver function.

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