Supports healthy digestion & gently cleanses your system*
Amla Berry, 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.* One fruit contains as much vitamin C as 20 oranges. 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 Berry is one of the three fruits in the Ayurvedic preparation Triphala, and it forms the base for the rejuvenating formula Chyavanprash. The fruits were 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 Berry 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, or constitution type in Ayurveda. It has been used to support normal ranges of blood sugar, build blood and support liver function.
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