Amla is such a wonderful gift provided to humankind from nature. It is also very well - known that all parts of the Amla plant are used to manage the various disease of any individual. Among all these parts, the most important one is its fruit.
Amla fruit is widely used in the Indian System of Medicine as a hair tonic, liver tonic, diuretic, laxative, stomachic, antipyretic, ulcer preventive, and for common cold or fever either as alone or with the combination of other such medicinal plants. Amla is considered as one of the Rasayana Aushadhi (rejuvenation medicine) in Ayurveda System of Medicine. Amla is also used as a tonic to restore the body’s energy and vigour.
Hair problems like hair fall, dry hairs or split ends, premature hair greying, or any scalp itching or irritation generally occurs either by external or internal factors. These external factors could be excessive exposure in dirt or pollution, and internal factors may include lousy eating habits, weak or poor digestion, or stress.
Both these factors together or alone lead to a lack of nutritional value to the hairs because of which they lose their strength and shine. Amla helps to manage these conditions because of its Keshya (hair tonic) property, which helps to bring back the lost shine and depth to the hairs and prevent premature greying. Amla also helps to manage the factors which might cause hair problems due to its Deepan (appetizer) property, which helps to keep healthy digestion and Medhya property, which helps to keep away the stress.
Amla has also given its incredible results for eyes. Amla helps to promote a healthy vision and prevent eyes from any early arriving eye disorders. Amla helps to maintain eye health because of its Chakshushya (eye tonic) property. This might also be beneficial for eyes in case of stress or itching conditions.
Urinary problems like retention in urine, incomplete urination, or burning sensation in urine can also be efficiently managed by the help of Amla because of its Mutral (diuretic) property. This property of Amla helps to increase urine production in the body, which helps to reduce the symptoms of all these conditions and thus provide relief. Not only this, but Amla is also beneficial in managing some other urinary conditions like a renal stone. It can help in easy passage of the stone out of the body.
Amal is also beneficial in some metabolic disorders like indigestion, anorexia because of its Deepan (appetizer), or Rochak (taste enhancer) properties. This helps in enhancing the appetite, which then improves digestion, which further prevents the formation and accumulation of toxins in the body, which might occur due to indigestion.
Amla is also beneficial in managing some other metabolic disorders like diabetes because of its Kashaya (astringent) property. Besides this, Amla is also prescribed to some females who find difficulty in conceiving.
Amla can help such a female due to its Garbhasthapan property, which helps to provide strength to the uterus and prevent any further complications. Overall, Amla is a Rasayana Aushadhi (rejuvenator), which helps you to provide a healthy and disease-free life.
Medically reviewed by Rishabh Verma, RP