Well, this magical fruit has been used over the years for its multiple health and beauty benefits. This fruit can be used in the form of powder, as is, or even made into oil. It has a sour taste and is frequently added to culinary dishes. It can be eaten both raw and cooked.
In this article, we’re going to talk about the benefits of Amla or Indian Gooseberry for hair growth, glowing skin, and boosting one’s body immunity, and how to use/consume it the right way!
- Indian Gooseberry for Hair Growth
Using Indian gooseberry for the hair can help treat and prevent hair fall very effectively. This is because Indian gooseberry contains high levels of vitamin C, which can help the body create collagen, a protein that plays an important role in building hair structure. It can also help the body absorb iron that can promote better hair growth. It can also enhance and promote better blood circulation in the scalp in turn, stimulating the hair follicles to increase hair growth. It can also help inhibit premature greying of hair.
- Indian Gooseberry for Glowing Skin
Indian gooseberry contains a high level of antioxidants that can help delay the signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines and prevent premature aging of skin cells. It can also help to improve the skin tone, texture, and appearance and improve the skin’s complexion, in turn promoting better skin glow and a radiant look.
- Indian Gooseberry to Boost One’s Body Immunity
Indian gooseberry being rich in vitamin C, is loaded with antioxidants that can help the body fight and prevent free radical damage. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can destroy the healthy molecules and cells in the body making one more prone to developing diseases. Therefore, consuming Indian gooseberry juice, can help prevent the body from developing diseases.
4. Rich in antioxidants –
Amla is also known as Indian gooseberry and has been used over the years for its multiple health
and beauty benefits. Amla being rich in vitamin C, is loaded with antioxidants that can help the
body fight and prevent free radical damage that otherwise makes the body more prone to
5. Detox –
Amla contains ‘chromium’, an essential mineral that can help reduce the
bad cholesterol in the body. Amla is rich in fiber and can help flush out harmful toxins from
the body and thereby regulating digestion in turn keeping gut health in check. It can also help
promote weight loss because it can accelerate the body’s metabolism and aid fat burning.
6. Weight loss –
Amla juice can help promote weight loss because it can accelerate the body’s metabolism and
aid fat burning. Amla is rich in fiber and can help keep you fuller for a longer time, in turn
preventing hunger and reducing the number of calories one intakes.
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Indian gooseberry recipe for health and immunity:
½ tsp organic amla powder
1 cup water
Dash of salt and black pepper or
Into a glass of water, add ½ tsp of organic amla powder, stir well and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then, stir it once again before consuming it. For those who do not like the sour taste of amla, you can add honey to the taste. You can have this drink half an hour before or after your meals.