In Ayurvedic tradition, daily consumption of Amla powder is recommended to help boost metabolism and body health. It has a great nutritional profile. It is an antioxidant-rich superfruit, known for its supremely high levels of Vitamin C.
In Ayurveda, Amla is known for being both a detoxifying and rejuvenating remedy. With its cooling and cleansing effects, it helps to relieve excess pitta (heat and inflammation) throughout the body.
About Hesh's Amla Powder
- Ethically Sourced
- Fairly Traded Ingredients
- 100% Plant-Based
- BPA Free
- Sustainably Cultivated
- Suitable for Vegans
Ayurvedic Profile of Amla
- Guna (Quality): Light, dry
- Rasa (taste): Bitter, sour, astringent
- Virya (energy): Cooling
- Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Sweet
Q. What is Amla?
A. Amla, also known as Amalaki, is a type of Indian gooseberry that is grown across the Indian subcontinent. The fruit is rich in Vitamin C and has a predominantly sour flavour. It is commonly used during the treatment of acid reflux or heartburn.
Q. What is Amla powder prepared from?
A. Hesh Amla powder is prepared from the extracts of the Indian gooseberry fruit. The bright green fruit of the Emblica Officinalis tree is dried and ground to create a fine powder.
Q. Should I buy Amla Powder or Amla Capsules?
A. The powdered form of the fruit is best suited for people who want to complement it with food items and drinks. Amla powder is also recommended if you want to use it externally to prepare Amla oil or to apply it to the skin. For internal use, Amla capsules are better since it helps to take a consistent and precise dose every day. Capsules also have a higher bio-availability, maximizing the benefits for internal use.
Q. What are the benefits of Amla powder and capsules?
A. Amla has a rich nutrient profile, making it an important part of a balanced diet. It can help with overall health and wellness, with many added benefits.
- Stomach acid backing up from your stomach can lead to acid reflux or heartburn. Heartburn can also result from obesity or habits such as drinking alcohol and smoking. Amla can potentially benefit the digestive system and help reduce the severity of heartburn.
- Our immune system is naturally equipped to fight germs and harmful foreign bodies. Amla has a rich nutrient profile that may enhance the body's immune response to diseases and strengthen the immune system.
Q. How to take Amla powder?
A. Hesh Amla powder makes it easy to get all the goodness of the fruit. You can simply mix 0.5-1 teaspoon (1.75 - 3.5g) of it into shakes, smoothies, and juices, as well as cereals, oatmeal, yoghurt, and muesli. As an alternative, you can add it to a cup of water to create a beverage.
Q. Can you use Amla powder for hair?
A. Yes, you can also use our natural amla powder for hair. Simply apply some on your hair and scalp after mixing the powder with coconut oil. Wash it off after 20 minutes for best results.
Q. What is the dosage for Amla capsules?
A. It is recommended to take 2 Capsules, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.