An Amla a day keeps doctor away!

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Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry, is known as earth’s richest source of vitamin C. In terms of the quantity of vitamin C, one amla is equal to about 30 lemons; this is why it is known as the mother of fruits in Ayurveda. Vitamin C is beneficial for skin, hair, cardiovascular system, brain, liver, eyes, etc. It promotes strength of connective tissue (hence collagen), which is important for blood vessels, bones, skin, hair, eyes, etc. It is rich in antioxidants, which protect cells from damage done by free radicals; and making it protective against cancer.

image-1-6In India, it is suggested to eat one amla a day, starting in childhood, due to its amazing health benefits. It is also an important part of Triphala, which is another Ayurveda preparation of great benefits. Amla improves skin elasticity, strengthens bones, promotes healthy long and black hair (helps grey hair), anti-inflammatory, cools the…

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8 thoughts on “An Amla a day keeps doctor away!”

      1. Be aware though! It’s extremely bitter. A good type of bitter, nonetheless. As soon as you bite into it, your whole mouth will taste the flavor instantly.

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