Amalaki (Emblica officinalis ) aka - Indian Gooseberry
Amalaki is great nutrition and support for the digestive tract. Its many other benefits include the optimal function of the inner and outer skin, arteries, blood purification and liver rejuvenation. It reportedly has the highest natural source of Vitamin C of all herbs. AMALAKI aka - Amla is beneficial for the heart of the body and the emotional heart, while it also promotes longevity. This fruit is a spectacular source of Vitamin C, with 20-30 times the amount, pound for pound, of oranges. Due to its high Vitamin C content, Amla is a powerful antioxidant. It is a superb tonic for the eyes, having been shown to improve nearsightedness significantly in recent studies. Amla is a tonic for the blood, bones, liver, and heart. It enhances production of red blood cells and strengthens the teeth, hair, and nails, as well as improving eyesight and regulating blood sugar. Studies have shown that Amla protects against elevated cholesterol levels and the resultant arterial damage. Amla does lower blood cholesterol, but the cholesterol level will rise again, when the herb is discontinued. Amla is the frontline anti-inflammatory herb, and is used for a wide variety of inflammatory conditions, including hemorrhoids, gastritis, and colitis. It is the prime general herb for the eyes, and is said to treat premature gray hair, especially if inflammation is present.
- Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Amalaki-Gooseberry can provide relief for: • Immune System Issues • Diabetes (Hypo/Hyperglycemic) • Antacid Needs • Mild Laxative • Blood Purifier • Anti-Oxidant • Spleen Issues • Heart Problems