Amla is a short tree with sparse light green foliage. Amalaki blossoms from March till May, after which it gives valuable fruit. The size and form of the fruit is similar to the gooseberry.

Amla has a very nice and delicate flavor, exquisite aroma and beautiful shape that resembles Adam’s apple. Main sources for Ayurveda medicine often refers to the Amla fruits as one of the most healing plants. Amalaki is one of the most powerful anti-aging plants in Ayurveda medicine.

Useful properties

  • First of all Amla is literally the treasure trove of vitamin C, antioxidants, that are also contained in the Indian gooseberry. Amalaki also helps heal problems with the gastrointestinal tract, constipation and anemia.
  • Amla supports the human immune system at a high level and prevents the development of atherosclerosis.
  • Indian gooseberry helps to eliminate free radicals from the body; it is a powerful anti-aging product.
  • Amalaki is used in case of hemorrhoids, accompanied by loss of appetite and pain in not only the pelvis area, back, lower abdomen and bladder; hemorrhoids are dry at touch, hard, non-uniform, rarely bleed or swell, there is no appetite.
  • Amalaki is used in cases of high acidity, as it has softening properties, as well as in case of chronic hepatitis and anemia.

Amalaki is a very effective tool to improve the growth and quality of hair, as well as to avoid early bolding. Amalaki is consumed both internally as well as included in medical oils, which are based on sesame oil and as well as coconut oil.

Finally, suffice to say, Amla is used in all Indian systems of medicine, whether it is Ayurveda, Siddha or Upani. Due to its high demand, many companies are cultivating it.