Amla (Indian Gooseberry) Extract
Amla or Amalaki is referred to in ancient text as the best medicine to prevent aging. Ultimate Superfoods Amla is a cold-water extraction. It is a very strong rejuvenative which is believed to be the richest natural source of antioxidant vitamin C.
Although only one inch in diameter, the Amalaki fruit has the same antiscorbutic value as two oranges. Amalaki is also effective for respiratory complaints. Amalaki is a carminative and stomachic. It is used in Ayurveda as a cardiotonic, aphrodisiac, antipyretic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal tonic. It raises the total protein level and increases the body weight due to positive nitrogen balance. It has been found to have an anabolic effect.
Amla is highly nutritious and is an important dietary source of Vitamin C, minerals and amino acids. The edible fruit tissue contains protein concentration 3-fold and ascorbic acid concentration 160-fold compared to that of the apple. Amla fruit contains chromium, zinc, and copper. Fruit also contains phyllemblin and curcuminoides. Amla fruit concentrate makes an ideal addition to drinks and foods to boost its nutritional benefit and bestow a slight sweet, sour, tart flavor.
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