Amalaki, as it is popularly known in Sanskrit and in ancient texts of Ayurveda, has various meanings – mother, nurse, and immortality. The small green, pulpy, juicy fruit known as usirikaya in Telugu, Nellika in Tamil, goes with the botanical names Emblica Officinalis or Phyllanthus Emblica. Amla is a powerhouse of antioxidants. It can be consumed raw, in the form of juice, churna, candy, pickles or supplements.
Amla is one of the richest sources of Vitamin C, Indian Gooseberry commonly known as Amla has many Ayurvedic properties which make it a nutritional powerhouse. It helps revitalise the body and is good as an anti-ageing product. It is also useful as a blood purifying agent and is known for its digestive properties. Daily intake of this product in juice, powder or capsule form helps increase the body’s energy levels and is immunity boosting.