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Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry, is the fruit of a small deciduous tree native to India. In Hinduism, the amla tree is considered sacred to Goddess Lakshmi. A much-beloved staple of traditional Ayurvedic medicine, amla is considered a cooling pitta herb.
Tonic, Universal Rasayana for all ages, Tridoshic with pitta reducing properties. Beneficial for vision, liver health and complexion.
Qualities - Sour, sweet, Pungent, Astringent and cooling
Systems - Reproductive, digestive, urinary, respiratory
Take 1 tsp. in fresh water twice a day on empty stomach.
For external use
Amla paste made with water could be used as a conditioner in face pack or hair mask.
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Botanical name - Phyllanthus emblica
Parts used - Fruit pulp and fruit rind