- Known as Indian Gooseberry, Amla fruit has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic herbal medicine
- Amla fruit may support healthy digestion, cellular regeneration, and possible antioxidant properties
- Amalaki also possibly supports a healthy immune system
Amla powder (aka Amalaki or Indian Gooseberry) is known as the "Great Rejuvenator." That’s because, unlike many superfoods, the chemical profile of raw amla cannot be limited to just one main ingredient. Instead, research has discovered an unparalleled mix of incredible nutrients...
The Amazing Benefits of Amla Fruit Powder
Amla has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic herbal applications and may be excellent for supporting healthy digestion and healthy cellular regeneration.
Additionally, Amla Powder has been traditionally used to support a healthy heart and brain through its ability to support healthy circulation possibly and possibly supporting a healthy detoxification response.
That’s because Raw Amla Powder (Amalaki) contains the potent phenolic combination of:
ellagic acid -- a natural phenol antioxidant found only in fruits and vegetables
gallic acid -- found in plants, acts as an antioxidant and may help to protect our cells against oxidative damage, and
emblicanin A+B -- antioxidant compounds.
Together, these polyphenols are important for supporting a healthy immune system response that may be compromised by damaging free radicals.
The bioflavonoids, rutin, and quercetin also contribute to the overall antioxidant effect and may support a healthy inflammation response of this remarkable fruit.
Additionally, amla contains the potent antioxidant enzymes superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase, and catalase.
Amla Fruit Powder for Skin, Hair Nails
Amla (Indian Gooseberry) may also be used externally and might work as an excellent moisturizer for radiant skin, hair nails. Raw Amla can also be used in shampoos to nourish the hair and scalp and possibly prevent premature gray hair.
Our Raw Organic Amla Fruit Powder comes from sustainably harvested Amalaki trees natively grown in India. No chemicals or pesticides are used in the cultivation.
The anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic potentials of tannins may be related to their antioxidative property, which is important in possibly protecting cellular oxidative damage, including lipid peroxidation.
Tannins block the growth of many fungi, yeasts, bacteria viruses.
Here is some interesting info about vitamin C content:
This study tested whole raw amla fruit and found the vitamin C content was 445 mg per 100 grams.
This study agrees with the above study and says that raw amla typically contains 0.4% (400 mg) vitamin C, up to the highest level of 1.28% (1280 mg).
You get a Higher Vitamin C content, naturally
If whole raw amla contains 0.4% to 1.28% vitamin C, the dried powder may be as much as 10 times more concentrated, equal to 4% - 12.8% vitamin C. It seems the typical amount is on the lower side, so average around 5%. And because our amla powder is dried in a special way to reduce oxidation and preserve nutrients, maybe that gives an extra couple %.
Some possible traditional uses and health benefits of our Organic Raw Amla Fruit Powder may include:
May support a healthy circulatory system
May support healthy lipid levels
It May have strong antioxidant properties
May support the prevention of premature grey hair
May support cool body temperature
May support healthy detoxification
May nourish the brain
May support healthy mental functions
May support a healthy liver, spleen, and lungs
Possibly acts as an excellent full-body rejuvenator
May support healthy muscle tone
May support a healthy urinary system
May support healthy lipid levels
May support a healthy heart
May improve blood vessel flexibility
May support a healthy cardiovascular system
May support healthy blood sugar levels
Possible antibacterial properties
May support healthy cellular regeneration
May support healthy bones and teeth
May support healthy digestion
May support healthy elimination
May support healthy C-reactive protein levels
May support healthy blood pressure levels
May support healthy skin, hair & nails
May support healthy eyesight
Source of ellagic acid, gallic acid, emblicanin A+B, superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase, and catalase
Powerful Nutrients in our Fresh, Organic Amla fruit powder
Phytochemicals: terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, hydrolyzable tannins (emblicanin A, emblicanin B, pedunculagin), gallic acid, ellagic acid, 1-Ogalloyl-beta-D-glucose, 3, 6-di-O--D-glucose, acid, quercetin, corilagin, lupeol
Fatty Acids: linoleic, linolenic, oleic, stearic, palmitic,
Vitamins: Vitamin C, Iron
100% natural and minimally processed
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Due to its nature, this powder tends to clump. If clumping occurs, lay the bag on a flat surface and place a towel over the bag. Then pound on the bag until the clumps break up. The towel will help protect the bag from damage.
Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.
Mixing Suggestion: To increase the flavor and nutritional profile, combine with our organic Acerola cherry and Rosehip powders.
Miscellaneous Facts about our Organic Amla Powder
Certifications: Certified USDA Organic.
Ingredients: Raw Amla Fruit.
Parts Used: Whole Amla, no seed.
Botanical Name: Emblica Officinalis.
Other Names: Amalaki, Indian Gooseberry.
Origin: Grown and dried in India. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness:
- This product is packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
- Once opened, push the air out of the pouch before resealing it to preserve maximum potency.
- Keep this product in a cool, dark, dry place.
- This product is natural and minimally processed.
- Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Go here to learn why our products may naturally vary.
The Important Protections we take to Bring you Safe & Nutritious Superfoods:
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Love the size of the bag! More than I expected and will re order for sure!
I have been ordering this Amla powder for quite some time. It is light, fluffy, powdery and sweet tasting. I was sent 3 that weren't what I was used to getting, they were awful, looked like sand (literally) and wasn't sweet smelling or tasting. I contacted Z Natural Foods and informed them that this was not a good product and that I could not consume it. I even sent them pictures showing the huge difference in products. They asked me for the serial number and I gave it to them off the bag. They kindly replaced them with new pouches of Amla, just like I am used to getting. I will be doing business with this company for a long time and thank you for having such great customer service!! It means the world to me, especially these days! Thank you Z Natural Foods!
It appears to have a history, in the science-india, of good things
Over the years Amla has saved my life twice. My Holistic Doctor told me long ago around 1990 that after you have taken Amalaka one week you can’t even have a heart attack. I was ready to have a heart attack any moment back in 1990. Here we are 31 years later and I am still around and have taken Amla regularly and it has kept me alive. All I can say is that Jesus lead me to the right Holistic Doctor and I listened to her and did what she told me to do. Maintenance is an absolute requirement. There are some things you can not mess around with. When you are told you must do maintenance 100% believe it and do it 100% and live.
The stuff tastes very earthy and somewhat bitter, so I mix it with apple sauce. I had read in a book that it helps to lower cholesterol and I did not want prescription meds. Have been using it now for at least 2 years and yes my cholesterol decreased into a healthy range!
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