Amla berry, or Amalaki which is commonly known as “Indian Gooseberry,” is a small, greenish fruit with a tart and sour taste. It is a source of whole food Vitamin C and Fiber. One teaspoon of powder provides 42 mg of whole food Vitamin C.
The fruit has been cultivated in India for thousands of years and used in Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine as rejuvenating tonic beneficial for balancing the body and for aiding daily, gentle cleansing and detoxification. It is one of the ingredients in Triphala, Ayurveda’s most common herbal formulas. In traditional Ayurveda, Amla is sattvic in nature and is therefore a good general tonic for daily use.
According to the energetic principles of Ayurveda, Amla is sour, sweet, pungent, bitter and astringent in the Rasa taste energy, cooling in action according to Virya and balancing for all doshas, particularly for Pitta constitutions in need of cooling energy.
Amla berry powder has a naturally tart, citrus like taste. While it can be used as an everyday tonic, it is particularly beneficial during cold and flu season and in times of stress due to its high content of Vitamin C.
Take 1-3 teaspoons of Organic Traditions Amla Berry Powder as a daily tonic. Add Organic Traditions Amla powder to water, coconut water, your favorite juice or to smoothies.
Mix the powder with yogurt or fresh berries or make delicious, healthy raw desserts. Add 1-3 teaspoons of Organic Traditions Amla powder to your favorite smoothie recipe to create a nourishing, antioxidant rich smoothie.
According to Traditional Ayurveda it is suggested to take 1 teaspoon twice daily in warm water as a supportive tonic.
Storage Information: Refrigeration not required.
Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
- Certified Organic Amla Berry Powder (Emblica myrobalan)
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