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Health Benefits of Amla or Amalaki

Health Benefits of Amla or Amalaki
Health Benefits of Amla or Amalaki
Health Benefits of Amla or Amalaki

Amalaki or Amla is also known as Indian goose berry. It is a deciduous tree which reaches a height of  5 meters. The bark of this tree is light brown in colour. Leaves which are 10 mm long and 3 mm wide are closely set in pinnate fashion giving a feathery appearance. Flowers are pale green and occur in cluster of 6 to 10. Fruits are fleshy, globe shaped and depressed at poles. They weight 6-8 gms.

Fruits of amla tree are used in ayurvedic preparations. Amla fruit is praised as DHATRI (god of health) in Ayurveda. The ayurvedic medicinal properties of amla are as follows

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