Amla known as Indian gooseberry (Botanical name – Emblica Officinalis ) is very important and largely used herb in Ayurvedic medicinal formulations. It grows throughout India, bears sour-tasting gooseberry-like fruits & is also known by the Sanskrit name ” Amalaki.” In Sanskrit other nicknames for amla have meaning “mother,” “nurse,” and “immortality”—which proves healing capacity of its fruits.
Amla as per Ayurveda has Vitiated Tridosha (Vatta, Pitta, Kapha) pacifying capacity; especially it prevents excessive formation & accumulation of Pitta. Amla helps to flush toxins & rejuvenates all of the tissues in the body and re-energize ojas, the essence of immunity and youthfulness. Amla helps for digestion in macro & micro levels and in the absorption of important nutrients & increases the energy level in the cells.
Amla is a highly revered Rasayana ( rejuvenative ) in Ayurvedic Science for the entire system. Specifically, it helps to promote youthfulness, bolster immunity & vitality and promotes digestive health.
Amla/Amalaki Extract as per Scientific Study conducted is a rich source of Vitamin C and also contains antioxidants, phenols, and bioflavonoids. The Tannins present helps to prevent degradation of Vit C present while processing in different formulae. Amla Extract regular intake helps to reduce the risk of hardening of the arteries from high lipid levels in the blood and also to reduce high cholesterol levels especially LDL.
Amla/ Amalaki support good condition of hair and skin due to its antioxidant property. Amla is gluten-free and helps to nourish the scalp & roots of the hair.