Amla fruit, high vitamin C
Makhampom, a Thai herb that will help cure coughing What other benefits and properties are there if you want to know? Must read!
If you are the one who never knew that the little amla that we eat together is beneficial and nourishes the body from head to toe. Plus, it can also cure ailments and various illnesses. It’s okay. Because today we bring all these great benefits of Makhampom to leave each other completely, but first to get to know each other a little more.
Makhampom with botanical features that are invited to know
English amla is Indian gooseberry, scientifically known as Phyllanthus emblica Linn. It is the same family as the gooseberry family, Phyllanthus L. It is usually grown in tropical Asia. Therefore can grow well in Thailand With botanical characteristics are
– Tree: is a medium-sized perennial, about 8-12 meters high, the trunk is not straight bent
– Bark: The outer bark of the trunk is grayish brown. The inner shell is bright pink.
– Leaves: The leaves are a bunch of cotyledons, arranged alternately, the tip of the leaf is pointed, the base of the leaf is rounded, the edge of the leaf is smooth, light green. Aligned together on the petioles
– Flowers: small white or pale yellow flowers on the same branch. It will bloom around September.
– Result: a round, thick green flesh, if it is a light fruit, it will be light green. If it is a mature fruit, it will be greenish-yellow, somewhat clear, slightly brownish, can be eaten with a tart, sour, bitter and sweet taste. Fruit will be around November to February.
Makhampom has a lot of nutritional value.
100 grams of fresh puree amla has the following nutritional values.
-58 kcal energy
-Water 84.10 g.
-0.50 g fat
-14.30 g of carbohydrates
-Dietary fiber 2.40 g
-0.70 g protein
-29 milligrams calcium
-Phosphorus 21 mg
-0.5 mg iron
-Vitamin A 100 international units
-Vitamin B 10.03 mg
-Vitamin B 20.04 mg
-Niacin 0.2 mg
-Vitamin C 276 mg
Amla is abundant benefits.
1. Rich in nutrients and a good source of vitamin C.
Believe that if talking about high vitamin C fruits, many people would think of oranges. But I do not know that fruits like amla are twice as much vitamin C than oranges. Plus in amla also contains tannins and polyphenols. Which is a substance that prevents the dissolution of vitamin C Making vitamin C remain stable for a long time, too And still not enough Because amla is also rich in other nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin B3, iron, calcium and phosphorus.
2. Quench your thirst
Just eating fresh amla fruit can help cure and reduce thirst. Without having to make it into fruit juice Because when we bite amla Amla juice that comes out will help relieve dry throat. And even if you drink a little more water afterwards It will make the feeling of thirst much better anyway.
3. Relieve cough, sore throat, reduce phlegm, cure cold
If talking about the good benefits of amla, almost everyone would have to say that it helps to cure cough, cold, dissolve phlegm, and cure sore throat. Because it is rich in vitamin C and tannins Plus, the sour taste of amla also helps dissolve phlegm and improve the sound. Until Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital also used tamarind to make a cough syrup And register it as a traditional medicine If you want to use amla to cure cough, it is easy to do with the amla. Go squeezed or boiled and brought to drink Or you can take amla with salt alone, which in addition to helping with coughing and dissolving phlegm. Also makes us moisten our throat And help maintain clear sound Prevent the sound from drying out as well.
Tannins and vitamin C contained in Amla. Is a substance that helps strengthen the body’s immune system Thus helping to cure fever from changing weather by drinking the fruit, seeds or roots of Makhampom. Because amla juice is a cold medicine that reduces and cools the body heat. And we can also bring the fresh leaves of Makhampom to boil water to bathe in order to reduce the fever as well.
In addition, Makhampom also helps to improve the symptoms of thyme fever. In which local medicine recipes will bring the patient age-aged amla and anchovy balls to boil with a handful of dried maca leaves and add a pinch of salt. And brought to drink 1 glass at a time every 4-6 hours on the first day of drinking After that, drink it twice a day, morning and evening, within 3 days. This pot of decoction may help relieve pain. Abdominal pain due to fever
Do you know that eating amla or bringing the amla knot to boil with water? Then use it or gargle Can lighten and prevent toothache. Because the amla contains very high vitamin C itself.
6. Maintain scurvy
Research has found that The human body can absorb vitamin C from amla better than other vitamin C tablets. Because the amla contains other substances that allow vitamins to enter the body easily. Therefore, people with scurvy who have scurvy. This is a disease in which the body lacks vitamin C, so you should eat Amla that is high in vitamin C because it can help recover from this disease.
7. Relieve itching from foot fungus.
We can chopped the amla root into small pieces and bring it to a boil for about 15 minutes, then apply the fungus area. It will help relieve itching. As for anyone who has an itchy foot bite To pound the tamarind bark mixed with a little water. And apply it to the itchy area, it will help to heal Or if anyone wants to kill germs or prevent water bite feet first Will take the bark of the Makhampom tree to soak in water Then bring the feet to soak, it will help make the foot skin thicker. Because the astringency of the amla peel helps to sediment proteins. Thicken the skin of the feet and ankles. More resistant to foot contamination.
8. Heal wounds, cure bruises
Do you know that we can grind the amla trunk bark into powder and sprinkle it on the wound area to heal the wound and bruises. As for anyone who has a wound and heals slowly Is wound with a lot of lymph fluid Or suffering from lymphatic disease We recommend eating 1 amla fruit daily after meals. Because the amla contains a lot of vitamins Especially vitamin C Will be able to solve the symptoms of lymphatic damage
9. Treat asthma
In addition to solving the flu If someone has asthma, they can also pound the amla seeds into powder. Then brew and drink with hot water Also helps to heal as well
10. Cure a rash
Anyone with eczema or a rash? We recommend to boil the amla leaves to bathe. Or take the seeds to burn and grind them thoroughly Then mixed with oil Stir well until it becomes thick. And applied to the wound Will help relieve itching Antidote scalding And can help heal wounds
11.As a laxative for constipation
The rubber of the amla fruit and vitamin C have a laxative effect. Helps to improve our digestive system And cure constipation Therefore, Makhampom is considered to be one of the fruits that can help relieve constipation as well. Plus someone brought it to be extracted into the medicine machine Can be made as a laxative as well However If we eat too much, it can cause diarrhea instead. Therefore, you should control the amount you eat each day as well.
12. cure diarrhea, dysentery
Diarrhea or dysentery Or bring fresh amla to boil for 10-20 minutes and drink or the last method. Finely pound the leaves and bring to drink 1 teaspoon at a time every 2-4 hours, or add a little honey to make drinking easier.
13. Nourish the skin
Vitamin C in Amla can also nourish the skin. Slow down the aging process And can brighten the white face By bringing the Makhampom to rain and then bring the water to apply to our face and skin
14. Hair Care
The amla is extracted to make a shampoo both in Thailand and India. Because Amla can maintain hair to be healthy, soft, smooth and also help make the hair black. Can prevent gray hair as well By bringing the amla to fry with coconut oil and then marinate the oil. Or if someone has dried amla Can soak the dried amla in water for one night And apply to nourish me Can be washed instead of the last water Plus, we can squeeze out the amla seeds to squeeze out the oil. Then apply it all over the head to help make the hair darker as well
15. Nourishes the body from head to toe
Because amla has many nutrients That helps nourish hair, brain, eyes, throat, trachea, lungs, heart, liver, pancreas, kidneys, stomach, intestines and skin, and also help solve the lymphatic drainage, nourish the blood, reduce high blood pressure. And adjust menstruation to be normal So I can say that eating amla can really help nourish our body to improve almost every part.
Research has shown that the astringent substances in amla, gallic acid and tannins, can inhibit cancer cells from forming in our body. Plus, amla is also very good antioxidant. It is rich in vitamin C and tannins, including emblicanin A, emblicanin B, punigluconin and peduculagin.
17. Can be processed in a variety of ways
In addition to being eaten plain and delicious, the amla is also used to make a drink. Or transformed into a delicious snack like amalgam And can be used as herbal medicine, cough syrup or shampoo, and can also be made into cosmetics and dietary supplements.
Makhampom precautions you must know before eating
People with anemia People who are often overcrowded and people who are cold should not eat large quantities of amla, as amla is a cold fruit. Eating a lot can cause you to feel cold or have a lower body temperature. Therefore, those with the above symptoms should be careful and control the amount of Amla. Or to turn to eating fruits that are hot, but high in vitamin C like longan instead of it.