Amla is popular in India, where it is used to promote health, rejuvenation, and also for the treatment of certain diseases. Amla is rich in vitamin C, which is a valuable antioxidant. Due to this, it is used to treat asthma, anorexia, cardiovascular diseases, urination disorders.
Chemical composition: vitamin C, calcium, iron, nicotinic acid, gallic acid, tannic acids, glucose, albumin and other elements. Ayurvedic yogis use amla for the preparation of medicinal products.
It is known that vitamin C is rapidly destroyed when exposed to heat. However, in Indian gooseberry, it persists even after cooking (marmalade, jelly, powder). Therefore, this product is so appreciated in Ayurveda.
In Indian medicine, amla has been used for thousands of years as one of the most powerful herbal remedies. In a mixture with honey, gooseberry cleanses the blood, stimulates blood circulation. To do this, simply mix 2 teaspoons of powder with 2 teaspoons of honey. Take the formula 3 – 4 times a day for 2 – 3 weeks.
The tree of Indian gooseberries grows in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, the Middle East and India. Indian gooseberries can be used fresh or dried. In India fresh berries are made with juice, various desserts are made. Dry the gooseberry in the sun, while it is cut, remove the seeds.
Application of amla
In Ayurveda, the amla is used daily, because the plant has a rejuvenating effect. It is also often used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, stomach ulcers, liver diseases, infection elimination, strengthening and treatment of the cardiovascular system. Indian gooseberries are part of the useful.
Effects: rejuvenating, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial.
To treat diseases, as well as to strengthen the body, you can use dry amyl powder, it is important only that it does not contain artificial impurities.
Consumption of gooseberry is usually considered safe. It is easily absorbed by the body, and is ideal for children and adults. However, excessive consumption can damage tooth enamel, as well as citrus, sour juices.
Note: Indian gooseberries can interact with certain medicines (diabetics).
Dry powder can be mixed with juices, fruit salads. In India, fresh amla is often used for cooking marinades, chutneys.
Dosage: for the prevention of various diseases, as well as for rejuvenation, you can take up to 1 teaspoon per day. Mix better with juices.
For hair: amla powder is the secret of beauty of Indian women. It is often used as a mask, which helps to reduce hair loss, stimulates their growth, strengthens the roots. In addition, the plant helps to reduce graying. To get a mask, you need 1 dose of powder and 3 parts of water. Apply the mixture, then wrap it with polyethylene and a towel. After 20 – 40 minutes, rinse. This powder can slightly darken the hair.
Side effects and contraindications
Currently, there is no evidence of side effects. Therefore, before using, consult a doctor.
Contraindications: pregnancy (may cause laxative effect), breast-feeding; diabetes (can reduce blood sugar), so patients with diabetes should consult a doctor before using the plant.