Super Fruit Goose Berry: Rich store of Vitamin C
Goose Berry (scientific name: Phyllanthus emblica) is a herbaceous fruit of Phyllanthus genus of Phyllanthus family. Its name is ‘Amlaka’ in Sanskrit language. English name is amla or Indian gooseberry, Malacca tree, emblic myrobalan, or emblic, myrobalan. They are hairless or hairy deciduous trees.
Goose Berry local name:
Goose Berry’s local name is Amlaki
Morphology of Goose Berry
Amalaki trees can be 8 to 18 meters tall, with deciduous leaves. The light green, compound leaves are short, 1/2 inch long. The light green female and male flowers are borne on the same plant. Fruits are light green or yellow and spherical, less than 1/2 inch in diameter. The wood is bright red or brownish red. It is found in almost all regions of Bangladesh. The tree bears fruit at the age of 4/5 years. Fruits are available from August – November. Amalaki is propagated by seeds. Rainy season is the best time to plant seedlings.
Goose Berry location
The tree is found in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines and South America.
Why Super Fruit Goose Berry: Rich store of Vitamin C
It has eight times more vitamin C than oranges and about 17 times more antioxidant power than pomegranates. we should include Amlaki in our daily food list.
Different Ways of Recipe
Amalki Pickles: If you like pickles with every meal, then Amalki pickles are for you. Consumed both sweet and spicy, amlaki pickle can be consumed once a day.
Candy: Amalki candies are the best way to eat amalki for children who love to eat candy. You can also eat these healthy candies if you want. Amalaki juice can be consumed as a drink. If you drink amlaki juice in the morning on an empty stomach, it will not only help you lose weight but it will also boost your immune system.
Dry Amlaki – You can make this unique recipe at home by following a few simple steps. Cut the amlaki into pieces and sprinkle some salt and pepper over it. If you want you can add more spices as per your choice. Now let it dry in sunlight for a few days. Once dry, you can store them in an airtight jar.
Removes facial acne Due to acne, the skin is losing its luster? Drink amlaki juice daily to reduce acne and make skin glow from within. It also has anti-aging properties that can help restore skin’s radiance.
In the current pandemic, where we all want to boost immunity, Amalki can play a magical role. Its antibacterial and antiseptic properties play a major role in boosting immunity.
The presence of carotene in amlaki can significantly improve eye health. It helps reduce frequent eye redness, irritation and watery eyes.
Amalaki works to cure all kinds of pain from joint pain to mouth ulcers. It has anti-inflammatory properties that act as a natural pain reliever. To get rid of mouth ulcers, mix amla juice with water and gargle well with that water.
Amalaki helps in weight loss. Amalaki juice reduces the accumulated fat in the body. Along with exercise, you can lose weight easily by consuming amlaki juice. So be it juice, candy or pickle – whatever you like, you can eat Amalaki as per your choice. Keep it in your daily food list to benefit the body.