Subject: ~~Health benefits of GooseBerrieS~~ Wed May 19, 2010 4:43 pm
Check out this health benefits of Amla.
Control sugar level: It is also very useful in controlling blood sugar level. Prepare a mixture of amla, jamun and bitter gourd powder (equal quantities). Take one teaspoonful of this mixture once or twice a day to make your diabetes under control.
Applying pulp of Amla on the head and washing the hair after massage helps in curing burning sensation in the eyes and heaviness of the head.
Applying paste made up of dried Amla powder with Kumkum, Neelkamal and rose-water cures headache. Applying paste of Juice of 2 to 3 Amla or its pulp mixed with little rose water and 3 to 4 pieces of kesar (saffron) in it-on the affected part for 15 mts. relieves the pain of migraine.
The dried fruit is useful in hemorrhage, diarrhea and dysentery. It is antibacterial and its astringent properties prevent infection and help in the healing of ulcers. It is used as a laxative to relieve constipation in piles. It is used in the treatment of leucorrhea and artherosclerosis. Amla is also known as Indian Gooseberry. It has one of the richest concentrations of natural vitamin C of any edible plants on this planet.
The fruit is cooling, laxative and diuretic. It is one of the best known agents to retard aging. Amla, Emblica officinalis is a much revered fruit in Ayurveda for its anti-diabetic, antiseptic and anti-pyretic properties. It is an effective cerebral, heart and gastrointestinal tonic. Amla coincidently has anabolic effect and is helpful in increasing the body weight by way of its role in absorption of protein and balancing nitrogen in the body.