Amla With Honey – Then Nellikkai
Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry is a fruit known for its incredible nutritional benefits. It is known as “Divya Aushada” in Ayurvedic medicine, known to keep many ailments at bay. Amla is popularly used in the forms of powder, pickled fruit, juice or oil. It is known by the names Usirikaya in Telugu, Nellikai in Tamil and Amalaki in Sanskrit. Amla is sour in taste and leaves an unpreferred after taste in the mouth. It is often consumed with Honey, which not only enhances the taste but also doubles the benefits.
A few drops of honey to Amla every day not only makes the sour fruit potable but also makes a wonderful concoction that treats several ailments, particularly to offer relief from a sore throat, cold, cough and flu.
Infact, tropical honey has been used to heal wounds and burns since ancient Egypt and is still common today. High-quality honey is said to be rich in anti-oxidants, these include organic acids and phenol compounds like flavonoids. Anti-oxidants have been linked to reduced risk of heart attacks, strokes and some types of cancer. They also promote eye health.
The Health Stimulator
Amla soaked in honey is known to stimulate liver functionality, which can help in better production of insulin. Nellikai, when taken regularly, can aid in weight loss and also lower cholesterol levels. It helps heal painful mouth ulcers and has anti-inflammatory properties and works well when soaked in honey for reducing arthritis-related pain.
The combination has wonderful beauty benefits. It is known to prevent signs of ageing and promote healthy skin. Amla is known to fight hair fall with its high dose of vitamin C. The amino acids and vitamin A in Amla help in improving the skin and scalp by supplying essential nutrients.
The Immunity Booster
Amla and honey can boost your immune system by removing toxins from the body. It also strengthens the liver and prevents jaundice and treats other digestive problems.