Amla is Emblica officinalis. Amla is a fruit which is a very rich source of vitamin C. It is also known as Indian Gooseberry. The juice of this fruit is very beneficial for our health.
Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C, hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cold and cough. Its nutritional profile also comes studded with a range of polyphenols that are known to fight against the development of cancer cells. According to Ayurveda, amla juice is known to balance all the processes in the body and brings to equilibrium all three doshas - vata, kapha, pitta.According to Dr. Rupali Datta, Chief Clinical Nutritionist at Fortis-Escorts Hospital, 'Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant, which means that it protects you against the harmful effects of free radicals. It helps in slowing down the ageing process and is needed for collagen production hence keeping your skin, hair healthy and supports the immune system.'