Amla also called Amalaki or Indian gooseberry. It is one of the most revered plants in Ayurveda due to its Rasayana effects. It can be used as a protocol in Panchakarma detox programme. It is an adaptogen and enhances immunity. It is one of the richest sources of vitamin C.

Amla can be used as:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Dried powder of Amla
  • Amla juice
  • As capsules or tablets
  • It can be added to smoothies or juices.

Amla is a highly cooling herb and thus pitta reducing.

Dr Ashish uses a high dose of Amla in her Fertility enhancing programmes.