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.