Juice Start Your Day – Amla Juice
Amla, commonly known as ‘Indian Gooseberry’ means ‘sustainer’ in Sanskrit. Regular consumption of Amla, as per Ayurveda, promotes longevity, digestion, providing relief from respiratory disorders.
Amla balances all three doshas of the body- Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Amla juice is rich in Vitamin C, amino acids and has anti-inflammatory properties. It enhances the beauty of your skin, helps to maintain proper body functions, increases immunity, strengthens bones and aids weight loss. It has the highest level of antioxidants than in any berry, fruit or vegetables. It also has flavonoids, kaempferol, ellagitannins and gallic acid. All of these have great effects on our health.
(P.S: Follow it up with KAPIVA’s karela and Jamun juice to see some amazing results)
What are the benefits of this magic juice made of Amla?
1. Weight loss:
Amla juice is highly recommended on an empty stomach in the morning for weight loss programs. It enhances protein synthesis which causes fat to burn.
It boosts metabolism, leading to a reduction in fat accumulation in the body. It keeps the stomach full for a long time. These actions lead to a significant loss of weight.
2. Heart Health :
Amla juice enables your heart to pump blood easily, hence, in Ayurveda, it is considered as a great remedy for heart problems. It balances nitrogen levels in the body and reduces bad cholesterol in the blood. Triglycerides and C reactive protein are significantly reduced by its consumption. It also protects arteries from fat and plaque accumulation, preventing atherosclerosis.
Amla juice stimulates the secretion of insulin. Also, the chromium presents in amla helps control blood sugar levels. The oxidants in it regulate glucose levels in the blood, decreasing albumin levels in patients. It inhibits the production of glycosylated haemoglobin thus, reducing blood sugar levels.
4. Prevents cancer:
Amla juice is rich in antioxidant superoxide dismutase (SOD) which inhibits the formation of free radicals. The regular consumption of amla juice prevents cancers of the stomach, skin and liver. Its Oxidative Radiance Capacity (ORAC) prevents cell damage from oxidative stress, preventing tumour cells’ growth. It also gives relief from the side effects of cancer drugs.
5. Hair :
Our hair constitutes almost 99% of protein. Amino acids present in it, activate hair growth, decrease hair loss, fortify roots as well as the shaft. It helps prevent premature graying of the hair. Apart from drinking the juice, massage a few drops of amla juice onto your scalp. It acts as a mild exfoliator, so periodic application also helps eliminates dandruff.
The antioxidants and vitamin C in it, brightens and brings a natural glow to your skin. Direct application on the face is good for blemish-free skin and a better complexion. It also delays the effects of ageing.
Amla juice is alkaline in nature because of which it helps to clear and strengthen the digestive system. It can relieve many stomach related disorders such as constipation caused by piles. It also regulates bowel movements and treats chronic constipation. It also gives relief from burning sensation in the abdomen due to its anti-inflammatory nature.
Amla juice because of its anti-inflammatory nature helps to reduce the swelling of joints caused by arthritis. It lowers osteoclasts, the cells which are responsible for breaking of bones thus, making your bones healthier and stronger.
Amla juice is known as a vrishya herb, which means it helps to enhance all seven tissues including the reproduction tissues, making it beneficial to women. At the same time, the vipaka properties of amla juice help to revitalize semen in men.
10. Eyes :
Regular consumption of amla juice helps to fight eye related problems like an eye infections, early onset of cataract and nearsightedness.