Health Benefits of Amla

February 27th, 2011  |  Published in Health

Here’s how Amla can benefit you…

  • If you want to improve your eyesight have amla juice mixed with honey. Besides that it can also be beneficial for people who are nearsighted and have cataracts.
  • Amla or gooseberry as it’s also known as, is rich in chromium, which makes it very beneficial for diabetics. It is known to stimulate the isolated group of cells that secrete the hormone insulin. This decreases the blood sugar.
  • Since amla is rich in antibacterial qualities, it helps the body fight better against infection and also builds up your immunity, which makes you more resistant to diseases.
  • Suffering from an upset stomach? With its powerful laxative qualities, amla is great for curing diarrhea and dysentery.
  • It is a commonly used ingredient in several hair tonics because it is known to curb hair loss, stimulate growth and strengthen the roots.
  • Studies say that having amla powder mixed with honey and butter before a meal will improve appetite.
  • To get relief from acidity, mix one gram of amla powder with some sugar and add it to a glass of water or milk and drink it twice a day.


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