Amla is also known as Emblica, Amalki and Emblica. Indian Gooseberry`s scientific name is Phyllanthus Emblica. Amla`s fruit preserve is used as a base for our Brainkey Gold Malt. Murabbas or sweet fruit preserve of Indian Gooseberry has been used since centuries in ancient traditional and folk Indian medicine.
The Indian Gooseberry tree is small in size and is found in deciduous forests of India. Amla trees are also found in Sri Lanka and Myanmar. There are various varieties of Amla cultivated in India like Banarsi, Kanchan, Anand-2, Balwant, NA6, NA7 and BS-1.
Indian Gooseberry is a natural source of vitamin C.
Vitamin C being a powerful anti-oxidant; it helps in repairing and regenerating tissues support the immune system and helps a lot in neutralizing the effects of nitrites present in packaged food.
Amla is also rich in minerals like phosphorus, iron and calcium. Phosphorus helps in maintaining strong bones. It is important for metabolism and nutrient utilization. Phosphorus helps in using vitamins and minerals from food we intake, it helps especially in synthesizing amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins. Phosphorus is also necessary for proper functioning of neurotransmitters in our brain.
Iron found in Indian gooseberry is also very beneficial as it is the principal component of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a component in our red blood cells which carries oxygen from our lungs to our entire body. An iron deficiency in your body can cause a deficiency of healthy red blood cells which are responsible for transporting oxygen throughout our body. An iron deficiency therefore can cause you to be fatigued- to feel a general feeling of tiredness. For a healthy supply of iron and phosphorus in your body, eat two spoons of Brainkey Gold Malt– An ancient traditional ayurvedic recipe for your mental immunity. Ingredients like Jatamansi, Brahmi and Ashwagandha help you protect from worry and stress while Amla Murraba in Brainkey Gold Malt will work as a rich supply of mineral like Phosphorus, Iron and Calcium.
Calcium is required to make our bones stronger. Our heart is an organ which pumps blood throughout our body and even our heart requires calcium. Our muscles and nerves need calcium to function properly. India Gooseberry is rich in calcium as well.
Amla consists of five percentage of Tannin. The properties of Tannnin help in fighting diarrhea, fight cavities, and even protect from heart diseases and cancer.
Indian Gooseberry or Amla has been given in cases of diarrhea and dysentery. It is also administered in Jaundice, Indigestion and Anaemia. Anaemia is deficiency of red blood cells in our body and Amla being rich in Iron can help a great deal.
The seeds of Amla are given in treatment of Asthma and Bronchitis and its leaves are often used as fodder for the livestock. Amla`s alcoholic extract is also used as an anti-viral. Amla is also an ingredient of Triphala, an ayurvedic rasaayana. Triphala is formed with three components used in equal proportions taken without their seeds- Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki.
Here are a few Amrutam benefits of Amla:
- Helps in treatment of Diarrhea
- Helps in treatment of Dysentery
- Helps in treatment of Anaemia
- Helps in treatment of Jaundice
- Helps in treatment of Asthma
- Helps in treatment of Bronchitis
- Supports Digestion
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