Health Benefits of Amla

Indian Gooseberry or Amla, all of you have tasted it in any form like pickle, murabba, candy, juice, jam, chutney, powder. May be children do not like its taste but you can give them in the form of candy. You can also take it any form.

I am telling you to eat Amla because I want you to stay healthy with this amazing natural fruit.  Because it is packed with so many nutrients and one of the main is Vitamin C.
  1. Vitamin C in one Amla =   Vitamin C in two oranges
  2. It is also used in preparing medicines and one important point is, its Vitamin C doesn’t destroy after boiling it.
  3. Amla is packed with vitamin C nutrients. It makes your immune system strong and its anti bacterial property prevents you from many diseases.
  4. It is best to eat one raw Amla daily rather than vitamin C supplements because they do not easily absorb in our body.
  5. It purifies our blood and helps in growing new red blood cells. It also improves digestive system. It also reduces gastric problem.
  6. It is also helpful in preventing us from diseases like tuberculosis, asthma.
  7. It is full of antioxidants and always keeps our mind fresh and improves our memory.
  8. It is also helpful in weight loss by improving metabolism rate.
  9. It also cure diabetes, mix one tablespoon amla juice in one cup bitter gourd (karela) juice. Take this regularly for 2 months and you will notice results.
  10. Many of us use cosmetic products to hid our pimples and spots on skin. Now it is time say goodbye to these products because Indian goose berry is packed with all these benefits. It cures pimples, pigmentation and any spots, marks on your skin. You have to just add this product in your daily diet.
  11. You can also apply amla juice with a cotton ball on your pimples and marks. It will reduce them and give you clear skin.
Here are a few home remedies that you can use

1. For Dandruff Control

For dandruff control use the Amla Curd mixture recipe. Curds are a very well-known Ayurvedic treatment against dandruff. The healthy yeast formation in curds is a healing agent as well.
Mix 2 tsp amla powder with curd and then apply it on your scalp. Leave the mixture on for around half an hour and then wash your hair.

2. For Hair Fall control

To control your hair fall use this simple but effective recipe.
Add 2 teaspoons of amla juice or powder into an equal quantity lemon juice. Mix well, apply to the scalp and leave it to dry; then rinse using warm water.

3. As A Hair conditioner

Amla powder acts as a great hair conditioner.
Mix a little amla powder with water and keep it overnight. The next day, apply this paste to your hair, leave on for a few hours and wash with a mild shampoo.

4. To Promote Hair Growth

For people suffering from Hair fall, you can use this super recipe which helps to promote your hair growth naturally.
Make a paste with 2 teaspoons of amla powder, curd, honey and warm water. Apply this paste evenly on your scalp and hair strands. Allow it to stay for about 30 minutes before you rinse it off completely. This pack strengthens the hair roots and promotes hair growth.

5. To Prevent Premature Graying

Combining the goodness of Amla and coconut oil is the best remedy for grey hair.
Prepare amla oil at home by mixing 1 cup of coconut oil and 2 tbsp amla powder.
Heat the mixture at the lowest flame till it starts to bubble slightly, continue for another minute or so, then turn off the heat, cover the pan and allow to steep until the oil has cooled.
Strain and store in a bottle.
Massage the oil on your scalp and leave it for at least 30 minutes or preferably overnight and wash it off.

6. For Dull & Damaged Hair

Amla powder is extremely useful in helping to get rid of dull and damaged hair
Mix together two teaspoon each of amla powder, besan, hibiscus flower powder, neem powder and tulsi powder.Now add to it one or two tablespoon of curd to make a paste.
Apply this paste all over your hair and scalp. Keep it for 30 minutes and wash off with a mild shampoo.

Hope you found this article useful, do share your feedback, tips and any recipes i missed in the comment section below.

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