Botanical name: Phyllanthus Emblica
Family: Phyllanthaceae(Amla family)
Tamil Name: Nelli
Common Name: Amla, Indian gooseberry
Malayalam: Nelli, Nellikka
Telugu: Usiri, Usirikaya
The tree is small to medium in size, reaching 8 to 18 m in height, with a crooked trunk and spreading branches. The branchlets are glabrous or finely pubescent, 10–20 cm long, usually deciduous, the leaves are simple, subsessile and closely set along branchlets, light green, resembling pinnate leaves. The flowers are greenish-yellow. The fruit is nearly spherical, light greenish yellow, quite smooth and hard on appearance, with six vertical stripes or furrows.
Many people hesitate to take Amla raw, thereby ignoring all the health benefits that it has got to offer. In order to fill this gap, Amla candy has been introduced which provides for a sweet taste and also brings along with all the health benefits of Amla. It is a dried up form of Amla that tastes great.
- Rich in Vitamin C
- Good for curing all the abdominal problems
- It gives you healthy and long hair
- Amla is rich in antioxidants that help in fighting free radicals in the body. This reduces cell damag
- Regular consumption of amla powder helps in increasing your haemoglobin naturally.
Internal – How to consume:
The amla candy is usually made out of honey, amla and glucose. Amla is the best anti-ageing fruit. Consuming amla candy every morning can give you blemish-free, long hair, healthy and glowing skin.
Amla Juice is also good for health.