The Immune-boosting Benefits of Amalaki

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Amalaki, also known as Indian gooseberry, is a powerhouse herb in Ayurvedic medicine.

Video from Canva

Ayurveda 101

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic health system from India that focuses on balancing mind, body, and spirit.

Photo from Canva

Benefits of Amalaki

Amalaki is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and other nutrients that help boost the immune system and protect against infections.

Photo by Gabin Vallet From Unsplash

Enhances Digestion

Amalaki helps improve digestion by reducing acidity and inflammation in the gut, thus promoting overall gut health.

Photo from Canva

Anti-inflammatory Propertie

The anti-inflammatory properties of amalaki can help reduce inflammation throughout the body, including in the joints.

Photo from Canva

Promotes Skin Health

Amalaki contains nutrients that promote healthy skin by fighting free radicals and reducing inflammation.

Photo from Canva

Regulates Blood Sugar

Amalaki can help regulate blood sugar levels by improving insulin sensitivity and reducing inflammation in the pancreas.

Photo from Canva

Boosts Heart Health

Amalaki helps improve heart health by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress in the arteries and improving blood flow.

Photo from Canva

Ayurvedic Formulation

Amalaki is a key ingredient in many Ayurvedic formulations, including the popular Chyawanprash and Triphala.

Photo from Canva

Dosage and Precaution

Amalaki is generally safe, but high doses may cause digestive upset. It's best to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner before using.

Photo from Canva