Updated May 29th, 2024 at 20:46 IST

What is Bhumi Amalaki? Know Benefits Of The Potent Herb

Bhumi amalaki, often found growing close to the ground, boasts juicy, small fruits that pack a powerful punch for liver function.

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Many people are familiar with amla, celebrated for its digestive benefits, but few have encountered its lesser-known cousin, bhumi amalaki. This smaller fruit, scientifically known as Phyllanthus Niruri, is gaining attention for its significant impact on liver health.

Bhumi amalaki, often found growing close to the ground, boasts juicy, small fruits that pack a powerful punch for liver function. Known for its hepatoprotective properties, it is highly regarded in Ayurveda as an effective remedy for liver-related ailments such as jaundice. This herb, when combined with others like Punarnava and Neem, creates a potent mixture beneficial for liver, gastric, and kidney health. However, it is recommended to use these herbs under the supervision of a qualified practitioner or an experienced Ayurveda physician.

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Benefits of Bhumi Amalaki

In addition to its liver benefits, bhumi amalaki offers a broader range of therapeutic applications compared to regular amla. While amla is famed for its high vitamin C content and overall health benefits, bhumi amalaki excels in treating specific conditions. Its properties make it particularly effective in managing liver disorders, fever, and jaundice. Furthermore, it has notable benefits for skin health, addressing various skin issues and promoting overall skin wellness.

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Bhumi amalaki also acts as a natural appetite enhancer, making it valuable for individuals struggling with loss of appetite. Its versatility extends to managing conditions such as diabetes, heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), and urinary tract infections (UTIs). This multifaceted herb proves to be a valuable addition to holistic health practices, offering a wide range of benefits that enhance overall well-being.

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Published May 29th, 2024 at 20:46 IST