4 Amazing Health Benefits of Indian Gooseberries a.k.a Amla that You Were Not Aware of

Indian gooseberries, popularly known as Amla, are a common taste enhancer in almost every Indian household. Eaten as a pickle or in the form of a sweet jam, Amla carries several health benefits, which may not be known to many.

Vasudha Bhat
Exercise & FitnessWritten by: Vasudha BhatPublished at: Mar 21, 2018Updated at: Mar 21, 2018
4 Amazing Health Benefits of Indian Gooseberries a.k.a Amla that You Were Not Aware of

Indian gooseberry, or popularly known as Amla, is a storehouse of vitamin C. Eaten in various forms, like pickle and a sweet jam called murabba, Amla has a long list of health benefits. Its highly beneficial properties for your health include treatment of mouth ulcers, reduction of fat and complete hair care. Following is a list of some more health benefits which you can extract from Indian gooseberries.

Read: How to Use Amla (Indian Gooseberry) to Lose Weight

Treatment of Mouth Ulcers

If you suffer from painful mouth ulcers that keep coming and going every now-and-then, chew some Indian gooseberry leaves. This will give you relief from the pain instantly. Also, if you accidentally bite your tongue while chewing food, you could also use amla leaves to get relief.

Diabetes Control

Indian gooseberries can benefit diabetes patients largely. Take equal quantities of dried amla and its leaves and crush them. Add some turmeric to this mixture and eat it at least twice a day. You will notice a considerable change in your blood sugar levels.

Beneficial for Eyes

Crush some Indian gooseberries and soak them in water for some time. Using a fine cloth, filter the water and put two drops in each eye at least 3 times a day.

Boosts Mental Energy

Dried and powdered amla, when eaten with honey, can boost mental energy. Every morning, at least for 20 days, eat amla on an empty stomach and your drained out body will feel recharged in no time.

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