Amla (Anola) Plantation

High Density Amla
About
Amla is rounded, hard, and slight green in color; it is one of the high remunerative plantations as it does not demand much after care. Amla is rich in various vitamins especially vitamin C.  It is more useful than the oranges as its juice contains 20 times more vitamin C as orange juice. It is known for its medicinal properties.
 
Due to its various medicinal and health benefits it is also referred as a wonder herb and in Ayurved amla is also known as Amrit as it is very useful among acid fruits. It rejuvenates the body, prevents hair fall, enhances the quality of skin and prevents ageing.
 
Besides vitamin C contents it also has rich in calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, thiamine, riboflavin which are vital for health.
 
Its calorific value is very high approx 58 g of fruit provides 470 to 680 mg of vitamin C. and surprisingly when dehydrated it provides 2428 to 3470 mg of vitamin C per 100 g.
 
It is largely cultivated in India as one of the largest producers and in India it is cultivated mostly in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka]
 
 
The use of amla is multiple; in ayurvedic system of medicine it is highly used as a major ingredient for the preparation of Chyavanprash, Triphala and Ashokrishta and many other medicines. The fruits can be processed as preservatives, sauce, tablets or candies, jellies, pickles, toffee, powder etc. It can be used in its Raw, powdred, dry and watery forms; the best thing is that it retains its medicinal quality in every form.
 
Pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies make hair oil, shampoos, and soaps with active amla ingredient, as discussed in the above paragraph about Alma’s retentive ability of its constituent’s in any form it is a fact that it retains ascorbic acid and other constituents are in dried form. Dry powder should be taken with warm water in order to enhance body’s digestive capability, amla is a digestive aid.
 
Key therapeutic Benefits
 
It is an Immune booster: Regular consumption of amla enhances immunity of the body and protects the body from infections and diseases, vitamin C is mostly recommended to boost the efficiency of liver, due to rich vitamin C in Anola it is said to be the best liver tonic. Fruits and vegetables which are green and red in color are good for liver. It is also a
Blood purifier and anti-diabetic natural medicine and very useful in diseases which affect the liver such as jaundice and hepatitis, Amla is rich with iron so good for people who are anemic,
Those who suffer from heart complaints should try amla; it is the best natural medicinal ingredient for dyspepsia or indigestion and stomach disorders.
Amla seeds are said to cure diabetes, asthma, and bronchitis and lungs infection.
 
There are many more medicinal properties of Amla besides the ones we just discussed. Anola is a strong natural anti-aging medicine as it detoxifies the waste materials from the body and bestows the body with radiance, vitality and vigor. Regular intake of amla enhances the skin quality and brings radiance and glow to the skin. Most of the time we are exposed to environmental pollutants which can affect the lungs adversely, amla intake can reduce this risk if taken regularly. Amla as a blood purifier keeps the heart out of danger while as a bad cholesterol controller reduces unwanted fat and boosts the life and activity of heart. It has curative effect on ulcer, stomach ailments and even it prevents cancer while it can also inhabit HIV. Amla alone is a good natural medicine for good health while Triphala is the best formula for all health related ailments, Triphala contains one third of Amla.
 
 Types and sizes
 
It comes with two different sizes: Fairly large size is used for commercial purposes and can be used to prepare preservatives while the smaller size amla fruits can be processed, semi-processed in different forms.
 
What climate is good for Amla cultivation
 
Anola can be grown in both tropical and sub-tropical regions as it is known for its endurance to climate, temperature etc. It can tolerate a very high temperature while it can also grow with out hassle in a colder climate.
 
 Soil for Anola
Dry and fertile soil is good for Anola plantation but due to its endurance ability to adverse conditions it can also be grown in slightly thin or heavily thick soil and even it grows in slightly alkaline soil. It is always advisable to test the soil with the nearest Lab for better judgment.
Written By Dipti Prasad Padhi
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