Amla, which is otherwise called as Indian gooseberry or amalaki is a fruit from the deciduous tree that reaches the height of around 5 meters. These fruits are known to have excellent ayurvedic properties and they are praised as Dhatri, which means god of health in this alternative system of medicine. Now, let us get into the details about the ayurvedic medical properties of this fruit:
This fruit is stated by ayurveda experts as the best fruit to alleviate tridoshas and especially it is known to normalize pitta. This is why this is stated as the ideal remedy for diseases that are caused due to aggravation of pitta dosha in the body.
This fruit can effectively reduce the burning sensation in skin and it is also known to strengthen the hair follicles. It can also bring down inflammation in the scalp skin. As it can boost immunity of skin, it will help in keeping away from pimples and acne.
Effects on eyes:
These fruits can also help in bringing down burning sensation in eyes and can help in maintaining healthy vision as well.
Nervous system health:
According to ayurvedic texts, Indian gooseberry is known for its effectiveness in improving memory power and overall strength of nervous system. It is known to improve the sensitivity of sense organs in humans.
Digestive system health:
Amalaki is effective in normalizing digestion and it can bring down the level of acidity as well. Apart from these things, it can also rejuvenate liver and can provide excellent relief from constipation, when taken in larger quantity.
This effective Indian fruit is known to act as a cardiac tonic and it will help in increasing blood count as well. So, it can provide excellent treatment to anemia.
It can bring down the level of kapha dosha and can clear respiratory system as well.
Reproductive and urinary system:
This fruit is known for its aphrodisiac properties and so it can play an important role towards improving sperm motility and sperm count. It will help in improving the overall reproductive system in men. Even, it can help in soothing the inner layers of bladder and can bring down the frequency of urination.
Home remedies with Indian gooseberry:
For fever: Amalaki extract mixed with water will help in bringing down the body temperature during hot summer months. It will also help in bringing down the body temperature during fever.
For detoxification: It will help in expelling body toxins and regular use of this fruit in powdered form or raw fruit or juice form will help in detoxifying the body and liver.
Anti-aging: It is also known to be effective in retarding the aging process and it can help in boosting immunity as well. For skin care, the juice of this fruit or the water extract that is obtained after adding the fruit to boiling water and filtering it can be applied on skin. Due to its astringent properties, it will help in bringing down wrinkles and it can also close pores.