Effects of amla on constipation

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Ditty J Mary and Gayathri Devi

¬¬¬¬Amla is considered to be one of the most important plants in Ayurveda.It has many therapeutic benefits.Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faces. Amla being a natural remedy for Constipation, has been used in this experiments to study the effects on constipation. Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faces. Amla due to its strong antioxidant and biologicalproperties prevent innumerable health disorders as it contains essential nutrients and highest amount of vitamin C.This herb is a very powerful antioxidant, preventing damage from free radicals that cause cell oxidation. Antioxidants are important for antiaging and preventing diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Due to the fact that amalaki or amla contains high amount of fiber it promotes regular bowel movements. It is also beneficial for reducing stress. Amla also helps works well for inflammation, improve fertility, strengthen the lungs and boost the immune system. It is also considered an exfoliating and astringent agent. Regular use will make the skin look younger and make it tighter. Amla is good for strong bones, teeth and nails, as it helps the body absorb calcium.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3081.0186