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How to Take Amla for Better Health


Amalaki usesAmla fruit, also known as Indian gooseberry or amalaki, is a powerful and rejuvenating superfood for better health and more energy. This page will look at how to take amla, how much to have and the best times and dosage.

How to Eat Fresh Amla Fruit and What Does It Taste Like?

Fresh amla fruit has an interesting flavor. I’d already been using the powdered version for a while when I found some in an Indian grocery store and bought a bag.

Cutting open the first amla the taste is quite sour and tart and my initial thought was that I might struggle to eat them all. I’d read though about a couple of tricks to try when eating amla.

The first was to taste a little salt before you bite into them. I tried this with a little Himalayan pink salt and it definitely improves the flavor. There was much more depth, less sourness and more of a combination of flavors, but hard to describe. Continue Reading

The Top 8 Benefits of Amla with Supporting Research


Amalaki benefitsAmla is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine with an incredible list of health benefits.

A whole book could be written on all of the potentially beneficial uses of the Indian gooseberry, also known as amalaki and amla berry.

Ahead are some of the most valuable for improving your health and wellness, with scientific studies to back up the claims. First a quick summary.

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What is Amla Powder and Why Is It So Good For You?


AmalakiAmla, botanically known as Amilica Embillicus, is a small tree native to the Indian subcontinent that produces plum sized yellow fruit with some amazing benefits for our health.

If you’ve ever read anything about amla powder before you’ve probably heard it’s one of the world’s best sources of vitamin C. Actually, that may not be the case. The real reasons amla is so good for you appear to be far more exotic and interesting.

Ahead is why powdered amla fruit, a food most people outside of India have never heard of, could be the key to a higher level of health, well-being and energy in your life.

Amla in Ayurveda

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