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The Benefits of Amla | Yoga of Eating

Updated: Dec 29, 2020

Ayurveda gives a lot of reverence to Amalaki due the highly rejuvenative, therapeutic and antioxidant qualities it possesses. Fresh Amalaki fruit has an amazing amount of Vitamin C ie 750 mg per 10 grams in the fresh fruit while the dry Amalaki powder has 23 mg of Vitamin C per gram. It's nicknames also include "Mother" and "Nurse" as an ode to its healing qualities. Some of the benefits of Amalaki include : • Amlaki balances all the constitutions in the body ie Vata , Pitta and Kapha • Supports healthy metabolism, digestion and elimination. • Aids anti-inflammatory properties by cooling, toning, and nourishing tissues and organs. • Very helpful for reducing inflammation in the intestines. • Aids the heart and respiratory system. • Assists natural internal cleansing. • Natural antioxidant. • Aids detoxification. • Balances agni (digestive fire). • Helps build ojas to support a healthy immune response and youthfulness. • Promotes the health of eyes, hair, nails, and skin.

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