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Amla berry

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Amla is considered one of the essential herbs of Ayurveda, celebrated on holy days and intimately tied with cultural traditions, it is said to have originated from the drops of Amrit which spilled on earth accidentally, due to a fight between Gods and Demons. Amla is believed to cure almost every disease and promote a long life.

Other names
Phyllanthus emblica, Indian gooseberry                        

Classification
superfood, health tonic

Constituents
Amla contains a large amount of vitamin C and a number of polyphenol flavonoids, including some unique to amla and relatives themselves. Amla contains ellagitannins, such as emblicanin A, emblicanin B, punigluconin and pedunculagin. It also contains punicafolin and phyllanemblinin A, phyllanemblin other polyphenols: flavonoids, kaempferol, ellagic acid and gallic acid.

Harvest Data
Certified organic
Origin: India
Types: Dehydrated berry

Use
Can be eaten directly or used as an ingredient in herbal teas. The berry can also easily be powdered and used as an ingredient in superfood blends.

1-2 tsp per serving for general health purposes, higher doses may be used for a stronger therapeutic effect.

General information
Amla is an ancient medicinal food and healing herb that is used in a majority of the many Ayurvedic herbal formulations. It has no side effects, contraindications, and can be used safely daily to invigorate health and vitality.

According to Ayurvedic tradition, amla balances all three doshas. It may be used as a rasayana (rejuvenative) to promote longevity, and traditionally to enhance digestion, treat constipation, reduce fever, purify the blood, reduce cough, alleviate asthma, strengthen the heart, benefit the eyes, stimulate hair growth, enliven the body, and enhance intellect.

Synergies
Powdered amla blends well with: Acai berry, Acerola cherry, Barley grass, Beet root, Chlorella, Dulse, Kelp, Maqui berry, Milk thistle seed, Moringa, Noni, Oat straw, Spinach, Spirulina, Wheat grass, Whole-food Nutrition elixir, while the whole amla berries make good additions as a health tonic to Astragalus, Cinchona, Echinacea, Essiac, Goldenseal, Jiaogulan, Pau d' Arco, Peruvian Cat's claw, Reishi, Sarsaparilla, Triphala, and more.


Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Please research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 12 June, 2013.

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