The Ashoka tree’s dried bark contains tannins, sterol, catechol and other organic calcium
compounds. The powdered bark of the tree also contains aluminium, strontium, calcium,
iron, magnesium, phosphate, potassium, sodium and silica.
Amla is also known as Amalaki in Sanskrit is a popular fruit widely available in India and extensively used in Ayurveda for thousands and thousands of years. The literal translation of Amla is ‘sour’ but the deeper meaning and translation of Amalaki in Sanskrit is ‘immortality’! Because of its powerful healing attributes.
Benefits of Amla
- Promotes strength and immunity against diseases
- One of the highest sources of Vitamin C and other important minerals (enhances glow and lustre)
- Regulates Urinary Tract by being a natural diuretic
- Boosts cellular re-generation
- Aids in menstrual cramps
- Alleviates feeling of sadness
- Promotes regular bowel movement
- Eases constipation
- Tridoshic – balances body and mind
- Encourages weight loss and reduces bloating (by optimal digestion and elimination)
- Deeply detoxifies the tissues in the body