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Amla – The Wonder Berry

Published : Feb 15, 2019, 7:47 pm IST
Updated : Feb 15, 2019, 7:49 pm IST

Amla is well known for its powerful antioxidants that form the foundation of its healing properties.

The benefits of amla do not merely restrict themselves to skin care. (Photo:Representational/Pixabay)
 The benefits of amla do not merely restrict themselves to skin care. (Photo:Representational/Pixabay)

With the passage of time and rapid proliferation in research, it has been found that amla is an important medicinal plant. It provides effective solution for various contemporary lifestyle diseases which is of major concern.

It is considered to be a wonder berry that takes care of the overall well being of a person. Enriched with the goodness of Vitamin C it aids in increasing immunity, strengthens bones and aids in weight loss.

Shahnaz Husain in an interview with ANI shared, “Whether you eat it, drink it or apply it, the fruit can be immensely beneficial in any form. Regular consumption of amla can tighten your skin, lighten the complexion, treat acne, make your hair shiny and dandruff-free, and delay the effects of premature aging such as fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots by boosting the regeneration of healthy new cells.”

Amla helps in combating various hair problems that concerns the modern generation like hair loss and premature greying. Massaging the scalp with amla oil aids in unclogging the pores, stimulates the hair follicles and restores the scalp help. It is because of this reason; amla forms an integral ingredient for hair products.

Nothing works better than fresh amla juice which serves as a powerhouse of nutrients. It is believed that regular intake of amla juice delays premature aging and maintains the vitality of the skin. It boosts collagen production thereby making the skin look soft, radiant and healthier.

Even according to the beauty director, Jean Godfrey-June of Goop, “Vitamin C is beyond fantastic for just about everyone’s skin; it’s great whether you’re blemish-prone or dry-skinned, and it generally works easily into most skincare routines. It encourages glow, clarity, smoothness, and noticeable, overall skin-healthiness.”

The benefits of amla do not merely restrict themselves to skin care. Regular intake of amla helps in maintaining a healthy cholesterol level. It aids in flushing out toxins from the body by supporting the liver function.

Amla plays a pivotal role in curing health conditions related to liver ailments, diabetes to cancer, ulcers, kidney functions, depression, anaemia and the list is never ending.

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