Amla juice is the juice of the amla berry, often known as Indian gooseberry. Scientifically known as Phyllanthus emblica, this tree bears the amla berries, which are pale green and translucent. The amla berry has been used in culinary and medicinal applications for thousands of years, but the taste of the berry is quite bitter, which is why its use as a fruit juice may not be readily apparent. However, given the incredible range of nutrients and antioxidants found in amla juice, it is increasing in popularity.
Amla juice possesses high levels of vitamin C but has a few other common nutrients as well. It has a high concentration of antioxidants. Some of these active ingredients include ellagitannins, flavonoids, kaempferol, and gallic acid, among others, all of which can have extensive impacts on human health.
Health Benefits of Amla Juice
Treats Cold and Cough
Amla juice treats a cough, cold, flu, and even mouth ulcers. Mix two teaspoons of amla juice with an equal amount of honey and consume it to get rid of a cough and cold. For mouth ulcers, mix 2 teaspoons with water and gargle twice a day.