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Amla (Indian gooseberry) and Lemon uses in daily life

December 13, 2011  by: rai  Points: 12   Category: Others  Earning $1.00   Views: 4969

Amla is rich source of vitamin C.This fruit is found in all parts of India. It has regular brances, leaves resembles to tamarind tree leaves, has bluish yellow flowers. The fruit amla is transparent greenish yellow in color with a hard seed inside. Big "kalami"amla with a large pulp and small seed inside is comparatively less bitter and sour. All parts of the tree are useful. It has many medicinal properties and if consumed regularly has proven as an antidote for many diseases.

         

Amla-Botanical name-Emblica officinalis
Amla is rich source of vitamin C.This fruit is found in all parts of India. It has regular brances, leaves resembles to tamarind tree leaves, has bluish yellow flowers. The fruit amla is transparent greenish yellow in color with a hard seed inside. Big "kalami"amla with a large pulp and small seed inside is comparatively less bitter and sour. All parts of the tree are useful. It has many medicinal properties and if consumed regularly has proven as an antidote for many diseases.
Amla builds up body's immunity to fight against many ailments. The most common suffering which is not a major illness but still it makes us restless and sick-common cold, few catches cold very often and amla provides complete protection against sufferings caused by common cold.

Improves Body Immunity
1] Taking raw amla regularly with water early morning improves the strength of the body and makes it strong to fight against many disorders.

Improves Brain Power, digestion and eyesight
2] Regular consumption of Fresh amla pulp with honey helps to sharpen the memory, one tablespoon of murabba with plane sugarless milk also helps to build up brain power. Regular intake of Amla shikanji or juice gives good health and helps you look young for longer.
3] Soak amla powder and wash your eyes with the strained water regularly; this will help to improve your eyesight. Soak til and amla powder overnight in water and wash eyes with strained water this will reduces burning eye sensations. Having triphala - {mixture of amla powder, harad, behada} powder with honey is good for bright, healthy with strong eyesight, this is also good for digestive system.

Good to Control Acidity Problems 4] Massaging scalp with amla oil overnight is good for hair as well as for brain. Licking one tablespoon of dried amla powder with ghee or honey after food is good to control acidity.

Good for diabetes control
5] Amla juice or regular consumption of amla powder with honey is good for blood purification.Amla is good for control of sugar levels in diabetic people.

Stone Problems
6] Amla juice with radish is good if consumed early in the morning, helps to break the bladder stones and wash it out with urine.

Constipation, Piles Problems
7] Take 1 tablespoon of honey, 100 Gms of milk, half tablespoon of ghee with fresh amla juice after lunch cures long term piles problems.
8] Taking 3 tablespoon of honey with 4 tablespoon of amla juice in a glass full of water will relieve constipation problems.

Skin Problems
9] Itching skin can be cured applying dry powder made by dry amla mixed in jasmine oil [Bottle should be kept in a shade}.
10] Spots or marks left by measles, chicken pox, and small pox can become lighter by applying paste made of amla and til with cold milk added with 2-4 drops of rose water. Wash this pack with amla soaked water after some time. Taking bath with water mixed with amla juice is also good for it.

Hair Lices

11] Apply ground amla seed powder mixed with lemon juice to the roots of the hair and wash it after half an hour will give you relief from lice itching.

Mouth Ulcers {boils in mouth}
12] Gargles with water mixed with fresh amla juice twice or thrice a day also apply fresh amla juice on the ulcers {boils}.

Enhances beauty
13] Taking fresh amla juice with honey regularly in the morning will make the complexion glowing and removes blemishes. Applying amla paste mixed with turmeric powder on face will improves the complexion and makes skin clear.

Relieves the effect of Insect Bite 14] Apply triphala powder mixed with cow's urine {gomutra} on the affected area relieves the effect of insect bite. Fresh amla juice consumption is also good for such insect bite cases.
Taking Chyavanprash rich in an amla regularly is good for maintenance of general body and mental health.Amla juice is cool for body hence is a good drink especially in summers.

B}Lemon-Botanical name-Citrus Medica

Lemon contains most of the vitamins and minerals. It is a citrus fruit and lemon is a rich source of vit C as well as vit A and vit B.Collagen is a gelatin like substance which binds all cells together in the body which is found in ligaments,bones,gums,joints,blood vessel walls. Vitamin c in lemon helps to grow and maintain collagen in the body. This again like amla improves body immunity to fight against many ailments.
Lemon juice relieves body stress and fatigue caused by hectic and busy life schedule. It counteracts the process of aging.

For common cold
1] Taking lemon juice three or four times a day with garlic or ginger juice cures common cold problems.

Lemon Tea
2] It is very good for headache relief. Just add one or two tablespoon of lemon juice to the tea decoction instead of milk, you can replace sugar with honey.

Sun stroke
3] Lemon juice prevents heat stroke. Having sharbat {shikanji-lemon juice} before leaving house out in the hot sun will prevent any problems like stroke caused by heat or harsh sun.
4] Whooping cough trouble can be reduced by lime or lemon juice.

As a beautifying agent
5] Adding few drops of fresh lemon juice to the water you are taking for bath keeps your skin glowing. It really acts as bleach, it reduces skin blemishes. Apply fresh cream for 10 minutes on your face and rub your face with peel of lemon, it acts as a very good astringent. It helps to remove skin wrinkles caused by aging and it rejuvenates your skin and gives a much younger look to you. While rubbing lemon peels your stroke should away from the nose, opposite direction of your wrinkle formation.

6] This we all have observed serving fish meal with lemon pieces, this is not just for flavoring or a custom but there is a reason behind it. Accidently if a fish bone is swallowed during the meal, lemon juice will dissolve that swallowed fish bone.

For relief from constipation problems
7] A glass full of Lemon juice half an hour before breakfast will relieves the constipation problems.

Asthma
8] Regular intake of lemon juice with luke-worm water every morning and night provides relief from asthma problems.

Vitamin C is essential for maintenance of body tissue health and growth of body cells. It gives quick relief from healing of wounds; it protects body against infections by improving immunity of the body. Fruits rich in vitamin C are oranges, tomato, sweet lime, lemon, grapes, etc.Cabbage, green leafy vegetables, and sprouted green grams are also rich in vitamin C.
It would always safe to consult registered ayurvedic physician before starting any therapy as the effect varies with every body type and past history of fitness.




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