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Everyone should know the Health Benefits of Amla Juice(Amla Saar)(Indian Gooseberry)

Overview

Amla which is also known as Indian gooseberry is power house of rich nutrients and vit. c. It contains many essential minerals and vitamins which are not only an integral part of our body’s health and well being, but also play a major role in preventing and managing some of the most common diseases which are widespread. It can be consumed in various ways like eaten raw, juiced, powdered, or can be made into an array of jams, pickles, dips or spreads. Amla is a great source of vitamin c which helps in boosting immunity, strengthen metabolism and prevents bacterial and viral infections.

Health Benefits of Amla Juice

According to Ayurveda

  • According to Ayurveda Amla Saar ( amla juice) have the property of balancing the all the processes in the body and brings equilibrium in all three doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Vit. C which is present in the amla is a natural antioxidant, which protects you against the harmful effects of free radicals.
  • It helps in slowing down the aging process. It is needed for collagen production hence keeping skin, hair healthy and improves the immunity.
  • Amla saar strengthens the eyes, teeth and roots of the hair.
  • Amla juice increases the blood (rakta) and shukra dhatu(semen).
  • It is very effective in piitaj vyadhis like burning sensation in urine, acidity, leucorrhoea, piles etc.

Following are some of the uses of Amla juice

For Physical strength:

  • Take Amla juice and add Ashwagandha churna(2gm) and sugar candy(mishri) to this. This will improve physical strength, vigour, and will also help in infertility. It improves Shukra dhatu in the body and increases the fertility.

Help in Diabetes:

  • Taking amla saar by mixing with 2-4 gms of turmeric shows good results in diabetes. It also helps in controlling nocturnal emission, and in semen related issues.

Leucorrhoea:

  • Amla saar taken with sugar candy(mishri) is very beneficial in leucorrhoea and in excessive bleeding during monthly periods in women.

For strength:

  • Mix honey, sugar candy and brown sugar (shakar) in 10-15 ml of amla saar and take this mixture in between the meal. It will provide strength to the body, helps in fighting infections,and increase the immunity within the body.

Burning micturation

  • Take half a cup of amla juice with 2 teaspoons of honey.
  • Take 50 ml juice of Amla and add 25 gms of honey or Shakaar(brown sugar) in it.
  • Take this mixture in the morning and evening. It will maintain the healthy flow of urine, and will also remove constipation. It will also cure the premature ejaculation.

In bleeding:

  • Apply fresh juice of amla over the bleeding part. It will stop the bleeding.

Dhatuvardhak(Increase semen production and its quality):

  • Take 2 teaspoons of amla rasa(juice) mixing with one teaspoon of pure cow ghee. Take this mixture three times a day for 7 days.

Amla Juice for Weak Eyesight

Weak EyeSight

  • Putting the juice of gooseberry(amla) in the eyes. Or juice of sahajan leaves and mixing it in 1/4th of 1 gm rock salt and apply it in the eyes. It will cure the initial cataract.
  • Amla rasa helps in maintaining healthy eyesight. Also taking amla with green coriander leaves is beneficial in eye disorders.

For Hiccoughs:

  • Take 10-20 ml juice of amla and add 2-3 gms of Piper longum powder and 2 teaspoons of honey.
  • Take it twice in a day. It is beneficial in hiccoughs.
  • Mixing 3 gms of pipali powder and 5 gms of honey in 10ml amal juice gives relief from hiccoughs.

For vomiting:

  • Take 20 ml of amla juice and add one tea spoon of honey and 10 gm powder of white chandan (santalum album). It will stop the vomiting.
  • Take amla rasa and add pippali (piper longum) powder and honey to it. It will be beneficial in vomiting.

For urine problems:

  • Taking 20 ml juice of amla and adding 2 gms of turmeric powder and 10 gms of honey and drink this mixture two times a day. It will help in passing the urine and will help in its proper flow.
  • Taking 20 ml of amla juice by adding cardamom powder to it will cure the Mutrakricchta i.e urine retention

Raktaatisara( bloody diarrhea)

  • In bloody diarrhea take 10-20 ml of amla rasa by adding 10 gm honey and 5 gm ghee to it. Give it to the patient. After that  make the patient to drink 100 ml goat milk thrice in a day.

For raktagulma:

  • Taking amla juice and add black pepper powder to it will cure the rakta gulma.

For Mutra atisara (som roga)

  • Make a mixture of one ripe banana, 10 ml amla juice, 5 gm honey, 250 ml of milk. Then give to the patient. It will cure mutraatisara.

For severe diarrhea

  • Make a paste of 5-6 amla and apply it around the umbilical region and pour juice of ginger in umbilicus. With this, even severe to severe diarrhea can be cured.

For burning and itching in the vagina:

Other Uses of Amla Juice

  • By using the juice of amla  mixed in water for bathing helps to overcome financial issues. But don’t use it on Saptami(7thday of the month), Navami(9th day of the month),  Amavasya(new moon), Sunday, Surya grahan(solar eclipse), Chander grahan(lunar eclipse) स्कंद पुराण, वैष्णव खंड (Skand puran, Vaishnav khand)
  • Washing the dead person’s bones with the juice of amla and stirring it in any river, provides moksha to that person.(स्कंद पुराण, वैष्णव खंड)

Note

  • So, there you go, it is a nature’s elixir packed to combat most of our daily health woes. Give it a try, you will be amazed and will stay healthy.

Yogic Exercise and Pranayam to keep Heart Health

Introduction

Doing yogic exercises is the best way to enhance your body’s flexibility, strengthen your muscles, boost stamina, erase stress from your mind, get more disciplined and rejuvenate the whole body. Yoga helps in cleaning the whole body, both from inside and from outside, boosting your immune system and keep a check on the health of other organs.

It enhances the blood circulation as well as it is a tonic for weight loss, a major problem the whole world is facing these days. Any posture you choose, enhances your heart’s health. Most of its postures require you to be stagnant at a particular position with deep breathing. Today we are going to discuss some of the yogic exercises and pranayams that help in keeping the heart healthy.

Yoga for Healthy Heart

Anjali Mudra:

  • Just like you do namaste, sit cross legged on the floor with your palms together and your fingers stretching out near the center of your chest (heart chakra). This posture represents the harmony of your body’s both sides,left & right. Now close your eyes at a snail’s pace and inhale slowly & deeply, hold your breath for as long as you can and then exhale slowly. Keep repeating this pattern for a few minutes, the longer, the better.

Anjali mudra

The Warrior Pose (Veerabhadr-asana):

  • This posture means going into a mountain pose. Stretch one of your legs to the backside, but the leg has to be straight and the other leg should be carried forward and bend at a 90° and stretch your hands with palms joined right above your head towards the sky (or the roof, if you are exercising in the indoors). Now inhale slowly & deeply with closed eyes and hold your breath and hold it for as long as you can and exhale slowly. Repeat this pattern for some time.
  • You can do this posture in another way, here you bring your folded hands in front of your chest. Bring your back side leg to point outwards, while your folded leg remains at the original position. Now stretch your hands outside that they are parallel to the earth but are stretched farthest.
  • Now close your eyes and inhale slowly & deeply, hold your breath for some time and exhale slowly. This pattern can be done by altering the both legs. Spend some time doing these postures. It will help in retaining heart’s health.

The Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana):

  • Lie on your back, with hands stretched out sideways. Fold your knees and raise your body from the pelvis area. Stay there for as long as you can or take the support of your hands if you are finding staying at that position is getting difficult. Inhale slowly when you are rising your body, try to hold for as long as you can, exhale while coming back or when your body remains up. This posture is extremely beneficial for your thighs, hips, stomach and back.

Triangular Pose (Trikonasana):

  • Begin by stretching you left leg out. Now stretch your left hand that it touches your left foot and your torso comes above the left leg and is parallel to the earth, now rotate your face and your eyes look at the sky (or the roof, if you are exercising in the indoors).
  • Stretch the right hand keeping the arm straight to the other side, towards the sky. Hold on for some seconds or minutes and do deep breathing. You can also alter the legs & arms.

Surya namaskar;

  • A very popular and widely practiced posture, surya namaskar means saluting the Sun. It has 12 different poses that enhance the health of different organs, and boosts the health of the whole body. All these 12 poses are encompassed into one posture, known as surya namaskar,. You have to stay stagnant in such poses and breath deeply and at a sluggish pace.

Surya namaskar

Bhujang-asana (cobra pose)

  • This is a pose which works wonderfully for spine, shoulder, abdomen, also relieves your stress & fatigue. Lie down on your stomach while keeping your hands on the ground, right next to your chest. Now slowly lift the front of your body upwards after getting the help of your hands. Hold it when your arms become straight. Concentrate on your breathing and feel  the stretch in your abdomen, also feel the fatigue going through your spine and vanishes in the hips.

Seated Forward Pose (Paschimottasana):

  • Just sit on the floor with legs stretched, but both are joined together. Now try to reach the feet with your hands, without folding your legs at the knees. Bend so much that your head comes over your knees, keep practicing,
  • One fine day you can touch your forehead with your knees. This pose is great for enhancing the flexibility. It facilitates by bringing down a fast heart beat and relaxes your whole body. When your hands touch your feet, try deep breathing.

The Mountain Pose (Tadasana):

  • This one is very easy to do and is one of the basic ones. This pose eradicates stress and concentrates more on deep breathing. Stand with your legs slightly apart, bring your hands folded near the chest. Take deep breaths and stretch your body.

Savasana:

  • Just lie on your back with arms resting alongside body and palms facing the sky or roof. Let your ankles fall outward. Inhale slowly, but deeply as you feel melting into the floor with every breath, than exhale sluggishly. Do this pose for more than 5 minutes.

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