AmlaAmla is a gift of nature to mankind. It is an indispensable part of the Ayurvedic and Unani system of medicine. Amla has amazing remedial qualities. In Sanskrit, it is called amalaki or dhartriphala. It belongs to the family Euphorbiecae and its scientific name is Emblica officinalis.
There are two varieties of amla - cultivated (gramya) and wild (vanya). The wild amla is small, hard and has lots of fiber while the cultivated amla is big, smooth and juicy. The fruit of the amla tree possess medicinal value. It is basically sour but at times it is sweet and pungent also.
Composition of amla -
The amla fruit contains more than 80% of water. It also has protein, carbohydrate, fibre, minerals and vitamins. It also contains Gallic acid which is a potent polyphenol. Rich Source of Vitamin C Vitamin C is important for human beings. It is necessary for the synthesis of the inter cellular cement "collagen". Collagen is responsible for keeping the cells of the body together. 100 Gms of amla contains - 700 mg Vitamin C. If amla is dried in the shade then much of the vitamin C is retained. To get the maximum out of amla it should be taken raw with very little salt.
Aloe veraThe plant has some great cooling and healing properties and hence, should be eaten everyday in the morning to avoid illness in all seasons. Aloe vera juice & Aloe vera gel is good for skin and hair, it helps in losing weight, it has qualities for the perfect detox, it is an immunity booster - necessitating its use in children.
It also comes with a lot of health benefits, proving to be very beneficial for heart patients. It helps people suffering from respiratory disorders, diabetes, heart diseases and hypertension. Aloe vera has all the essentials like vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, enzymes and fibres. When rubbed daily on one's face and skin, it results in smooth and glowing skin. When eaten, it improves one's digestive system.
Given the above qualities, aloe vera is absolutely an all-rounder when it comes to its qualities. Its daily use has a number of benefits.