Natural Vitamin C - Amla Extract Capsules - 750 mg Amalaki - Immunity Booster
- Amalaki helps boost immunity by building the body's natural defense system to fight infections.
- The active constituents of Amalaki has antioxidant effects that help rid the body of cell damaging free radicals.
- The herb enhances general health and performance by helping the body cope with stress.
- Amla is one of the highest natural sources of vitamin C.
PREMIUM AMALAKI AMLA VITAMIN C CAPSULES :
Vitaminhaat’ advanced extract of the highest quality, pure Amla Extract and not Amla Powder provides you with a safe and clinically effective dose of this Ayurveda herb (commonly known as Indian Gooseberry) for improved health and well-being. Amla helps you to boost immunity.
Amla is one of the highest natural sources of vitamin C.
- HIGH IN VITAMIN C - Nature's super-fruit, amla fruit (Phyllanthus Emblica) is a nutrient-rich gift of nature, with one of the highest natural sources of vitamin. It’s high in fiber, and polyphenols, and contains a good amount of vitamin A & E and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, and vitamin B complex.
- AMAZING BENEFITS: A rasayana in the ayurveda science and forms an important ingredient of many digestive formulations like Triphala and rejuvenating tonic Chyawanprash, an amla supplement is a potent antioxidant and overall restorative for the whole body. Amla capsules supports the immune system, promotes energy and vitality, and has been shown to support the management of blood-sugar levels and a healthy stress response. In Ayurveda, it balances all three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
- OTHER NAMES: Indian Gooseberries, as they are known locally, are also sometimes referred to or misspelled as emblica officinalis, emblic, emblic myrobalan, myrobalan, amalaki, amlaki, amal, alma, amla fruit, amala, gooseberry powder, or amla berry.
Vitaminhaat Amla (Amalaki)
- High source of Natural Vitamin C
- Potent Antioxidant
- Supports immune system
- Nourishes hair and skin
- Support sight and eye health
- Rejuvenator of the complete body
- Supports healthy aging
- Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha
Amalaki:- Amla Extract-40% (Phyllanthus Emblica) - 750 mg per Capsule.
Daily Dose: Take one amla capsule once or twice daily with a meal or as directed by your health care professional.
Amla is generally considered safe for regular, daily consumption.Amalaki is very well-tolerated and usually has few side-effects associated with long-term use. In rare cases, people with cough and cold could experience slight increase in their symptoms. Excessive consumption could cause skin dryness in some people as well. Do not use it along with milk as it’s astringent and sour properties curdles milk, possibly leading to some gastric distress. As amalaki may affect (lower) blood sugar levels, people with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) should also consult their doctor before use. Statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.
Vitaminhaat Amalaki, known as Indian Gooseberry or Amalaki in Ayurveda, is a fruit that has long been revered in India as a nutritive tonic, blood purifier and restorative mucous membrane tonic.
This Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) fruit grows on a tree found wild and cultivated in all parts of India. It is said to possess five of the six tastes (sour, bitter, pungent, astringent, sweet), although sour is its main taste.
Amla is one of the three fruits in the Ayurvedic preparation like Triphala, and it forms the base for the rejuvenating formula Chyavanprash.
The Amalaki Sat or Ghan is used as a general tonic in the winter, to support healthy brain function in the elderly, for constipation, urinary problems and occasional anxiety, and they were used topically and internally to support the integrity of the mucosal membranes of the skin, gums, scalp and gastrointestinal tract.
Amla is considered cooling in action, and it was used to quench excess heat and inflammation in the body, which is associated with the Pitta Dosha, for different constitution type in Ayurveda. It has been used since ages to support normal range of blood sugar, build blood cells and support liver function.
What modern science says about Amla and its application
A clinical study found that supplementation with Indian Gooseberry fruit for 12 weeks supported normal cholesterol levels and a healthy inflammatory response in the cardiovascular system. Another study showed that Amla Berry supports healthy blood sugar already within normal ranges. It provides antioxidant support, which permits it to support a healthy inflammatory response. Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C, hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cold and cough. Its nutritional profile also comes studded with a range of polyphenols that are known to fight against the development of cancer cells.Amalaki’s high vitamin C content and polyphenols support healthy tissue integrity and normal cellular growth.
References to the use of Amalaki can be found in the Sushrut Samhita, which dates back to 1500 BC. The fruits of Phyllanthus emblica comprise one of three berries that make up Triphala, a traditional formulation in Ayurvedic medicine. Triphala is used for a wide array of purposes, as it is considered a tri-doshic remedy, meaning that it is balancing to all constitutions and body types (vata, kapha, and pitta). Terminalia bellirica makes up 1/3rd of the Triphala formula, and is thought to be more supportive to the kapha dosha. Terminalia chebula makes up the 1/2 and is correlated with the vata dosha. Phyllanthus emblica, commonly called Amalaki, comprises the last 3rd, and is more correlated with the pitta dosha. The result of this tribunal of herbs is a tri-doshic formula that is used for an expanse of conditions, with a focus on the liver and gastrointestinal tract.
Active Constituents of Amla
Hydrolysable Tannins: Emblicanin A and B, Punigluconin, Pedunculagin, Chebulinic acid (Ellagitannin), Chebulagic acid (Benzopyran tannin), Corilagin (Ellagitannin), Geraniin (Dehydroellagitannin), Ellagotannin Alkaloids: Phyllantine, Phyllembein, Phyllantidine. Phenolics: Gallic acid, Methyl gallate, Ellagic acid, Trigallayl glucoseFlavonoids: Quercetin, KaempferolVitamins C & E
Q. How many Amalaki should be eaten in a day?
It is usually recommended to eat about 1-2 Amalaki fruits per day or you can take as per your taste as well. It can be either eaten raw or in the form of juice. The other ways to consume it as pickles, murabba, Chutney or dried powder. However, it is generally advisable to consult a physician before using Amla for medicinal purposes.
Q. Can we eat raw Amalaki?
We can eat raw Amalaki. It can also be consumed in the form of juice or paste as it is packed with various nutrients such as Vitamin C,Iron and many minerals, calcium and fibres. But due to its six different tastes sometime it is not palpable and thus can be taken in higher strength in Capsules form.
Q. Does Amalaki have a role in managing Digestive problems?
Amalaki helps to reduce the damage to intestineinner linings by increasing production of mucin that protects the gastrointestinal tract from acid attack, harmful micro-organisms in the gut and physical damages. Gallic acid in Amalaki protects the mucosal lining of the gutand helps in ulcer healing. That is why, Amalaki is known to have anti-secretory and anti-ulcer action and works as a gastro-protective agent.It also helps in easy expulsion of stool due to its Rechana (mild laxative) property.
Q. Is Amalaki good for heart?
Amalaki has cardioprotective property. It increases the Pachak Agni (digestive fire) and controls the level of high cholesterol which helps maintain a healthy heart. The antioxidant property of Amalaki supports to fight against the free radicals and inhibit the oxidation of LDL cholesterol. This reduces plaque formation in the blood vessels and minimizes the risk of blockage and heart attacks.
Q. Does Amla good in managing neurological problems?
Amalaki can be used for the management of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease due to its anti-cholinesterase activity. Amalaki also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory property. It fights against free radicals and inhibits the inflammatory mediators to reduce brain damage and improve cognitive function. We have seen its usages in chayanprash for old age related problems.
Q. Does Amla support in Liver health management?
Various constituents in Amalaki shows antioxidant properties and fights against the free radicals to prevent the damage in liver cells. Amalaki also helps reduce inflammation of the liver by lowering the level of inflammatory mediators and liver enzymes and enhancing production of detoxifiers.
As per our Ayurveda, Amalaki helps in the proper functioning of liver cells by increasing the Pachak Agni (digestive fire). Amalaki also helps prevent degeneration of liver cells due to its Rasayana property. It also stimulates the liver to eliminate toxins from the body at a greater pace.
Q. Can we eat Amalaki on an empty stomach?
Amalaki can be eaten on an empty stomach. It has powerful antioxidant properties and is rich in Vitamin C and fibre and has high moisture content, which supports in the detoxification of the liver and kidneys and helps relieve constipation. Due to its Sita (cool) and Pitta balancing properties. It is effective in getting rid of acidity when taken on an empty stomach.
Q. Is Amalaki Beneficial for treatment of jaundice?
Jaundice occurs due to an imbalance of Pitta dosha which leads to poor or weak liver functions. Amalaki helps to improve liver function due to its Pitta balancing and Rasayana (rejuvenating) properties.Amalaki helps in reducing the symptoms of Jaundice such as extreme constipation, weakness etc by removing toxins from the liver and kidneys due to its antioxidant properties.
Q. Does Amla have a role in bone disorders?
Bone disorders like osteoporosis are due to increased activity of osteoclast cells that erode the bone to release its mineral content. Amla is known to have anti-osteoclastic and anti-resorptive activity and helps control the loss of mineral content from the bones. In the case of arthritis, Amla is known to ease movement by protecting the cartilage cushion between the joints.
Q. Can we eat Amla for weight management?
Weight gain or obesity is a condition of accumulation of excessive fat or Ama (toxic remains in the body due to improper digestion) inside the body. Amalaki improves metabolism due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) properties which directly helps to reduce the Ama. This helps in controlling weight. Due to its high fibrous nature and high moisture content and being an antioxidant, it improves metabolism which is essential for weight loss.
Q. How it isbeneficial to prevent the formation of gall bladder stones?
Gall stones are formed due to an imbalance of Pitta dosha. Amalaki can be consumed in the form of fruits, juice or Amalaki Extract Capsules to prevent gall bladder stones, due to its Pitta balancing property.Amalaki is rich in vitamin C that helps remove toxins and manage cholesterol, both of which are the main causes of stone formation.
Q. Can we combine ashwagandha, Brahmi and Amla together?
Ashwagandha, Brahmi and Amla can be taken together as all three are Rasayana (rejuvenating) in nature. This is very commonly used in our Ayurveda for protection and rejuvenation. Many of the Chawyanprash in the markets has these 3 three herbs as main ingredients.
Q. How is Amla good for the skin?
Amalaki is good for skin due to its Ropan (healing) and Rasayan properties. It is also good for controlling acne and inflammation due to its Pitta pacifying nature. Amalaki also helps control excessive oil on the skin due to its Kashaya (astringent) effects. Besides these it improves skin elasticity and helps to get rid of dead skin by forming new cells. It also protects the skin and prevents damage by UV rays due to its strong antioxidant properties. Amalaki is since ages used in anti-aging, sunscreen and other skin care products.
Q. Is Amalaki good for hair too?
Amalaki is the most preferred ingredient for maintaining hair health due to its Ropan (healing) and Rasayana (rejuvenating) properties. It strengthens hair follicles from inside and prevents hair damages. Amalaki also has Kashaya (astringent) and Sita (cold) nature which stimulates hair growth and gives relief to dry and itchy scalp by reducing dandruff. Regular use of Amalaki on the hairs is useful for reducing hair fall and promote hair growth. Due to its powerful antioxidant property, Amalaki fights against the free radicals and prevents premature greying of hairs, these benefits make Amalaki a potent hair tonic.
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