Amalaki is one of the three ingredients in the most widely used Ayurvedic formula - Triphala. Considered a general panacea for almost all imbalances, Triphala is excellent for detoxifying and rejuvenating the body. Amalaki is generally taken in place of Triphala by those with excess heat in the digestive tract. This may be indicated by gastritis, colitis, ulcers, heartburn or acid reflux. Working to expel excess heat from the body, Amalaki acts as a natural anti inflammatory that soothes and protects the tissues of the digestive tract. It gently detoxifies the body by purifying the blood and supporting healthy, regular elimination.
Amalaki is also a potent rejuvenative for the entire body. It is said to stimulate the production of red blood cells, enhance cellular regeneration, increase lean body mass and support proper function of the liver, spleen, heart and lungs. It has also been used to improve eyesight, strengthen the bones and teeth, and cause hair and nails to grow. It improves the digestive fire, maintains a healthy blood sugar level and is a rich natural source of antioxidants.
Amalaki is the main ingredient in the traditional Ayurvedic jam called chyavanprash. This tasty remedy has been used for centuries as a way to deliver the healing benefits of Amalaki deep into the tissues. For more information on chyavanprash click here.
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Amalaki is available as a bulk powder, a tincture, or in tablets. The powder is generally used to make a tea, while the tablets provide a more convenient option for administration. Whichever form you choose, you will find Amalaki to be highly effective.
A traditional rejuvenative used to cleanse and nourish the bodily tissues. Balancing for all doshas, especially Pitta.*
4oz is approximately one month's supply.
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSAmalaki may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any product for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this product to treat a medical condition.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Amalaki:
Bone & Joint:
Hair Growth Tonic
HAIR-GROWTH-TONICAn herb or formula that encourages healthy hair growth.
QUENCHES-THIRSTAn herb or substance that relieves thirst.
SIALOGOGUEA sialogogue increases saliva. Sour foods are often great sialogogues, and increase output of all exocrine glands. Salty taste is very moistening as well. Bitter, pungent and sweettastes also increase salivary output but to a lesser degree. Astringents
ANTACIDHerbs that neutralize acidity in the gastrointestinal tract, the stomach in particular.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
Cleanse and Detox:
DETOXICANTAn herb that eliminates or metabolizes toxins from the body.
Energy Vitality Strength:
STIMULATES-ENERGYThis category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs
NUTRITIVEAn herb that is strengthening and nourishing.
TONICA tonic herb strengthens tissue, often restoring healthy function. Tonics usually target a specific organ, tissue, or system ie: brain, muscle or respiratory tonic.
Heart & Circulation:
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body or otherwise strengthens blood. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
CARDIAC-TONICStrengthens and tones the heart. Cardiac tonics are used to treat a wide range of heart issues.
HEMOSTATICAn herb that stops bleeding.
OPTHALMICBenefits the eyes.
STYPTICA herb that contracts tissue or blood vessels. Generally styptics are astringent. They are often used to stop bleeding.
ADAPTOGENHerbs that promote stabilization of physiological processes and homeostasis. Adaptogens increase the body's ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIPYRETICReduces a fever / febrifuge.
Liver & Gall Bladder:
HEPATOPROTECTIVEAn herb that is capable of preventing liver damage.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
RELAXES-EYESEases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.
Wakes you up,
WAKES-YOU-UPInvigorates the body and improves energy by stimulating circulation.
BRAIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens the brain, thereby improves either mental function, stamina, or stability.
APHRODISIACHerbs that increase sexual arousal through various actions including increased circulation, relaxation, stimulation, or tonics that strengthen glandular health.
BUILDS-SEMENHerbs that increase the production of semen, often by rebuilding fluids in general.
PROMOTES-VIRILITYEncourages virility and potency.
Skin Care & Beauty:
SKIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens and nourishes skin, improving tone, color, moisture and complexion.
Lowers Blood Sugar
LOWERS-BLOOD-SUGARAn herb that lowers blood sugar.
Find Your Symptom:
REFRESHINGStimulates and wakes up the body, leaving it feeling cool, fresh, and energized.
STOOL-SOFTENERAn herb that softens stool that is hard and difficult to pass. They are the safest and most gentle type of laxative. Some foods are even stool softeners, such as warm milk with ghee.
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Product Reviews for Amalaki
(5.00 out of 5 stars) 3 reviews
How would one use the fresh amalaki. I have seen it in Indian grocery stores
You can simply eat it. Often Indian groceries stores will have dried ones as well.
Amalaki is generally cooling to the bowels. I'd be happy to do a consultation with you concerning your sister since there are many other variables involved. Thanks!
I started taking amalaki and have LOVED the benefits on my skin, but I noticed that it seems a bit constipating. Is this a normal side effect to Amalaki? It's been great otherwise.
Helps me and my family to refresh and clean our body. Like taste and feeling during drinking the Amalaki as well post effect My rate is 5 stars
I have a silent reflux and every time I take even 1/4 tsp in warm water, my voice becomes more hoarse. :( I read Amalaki is supposed to help with reflux but anything sour aggrevates my throat. Any advice on how to make it less acidic?
It sounds like this is not the right herb for you. I suggest working with your doctor or practitioner to find a better fit.