Amla Juice Side Effects: Amla or gooseberry is a sour tasting fruit. It is a source of countless benefits and has bagged itself an important role in the world of Ayurvedic medicines. Even after having so many benefits, excessive consumption of this fruit can have some negative effects on your body. Intake of amla by individuals with low level of sugar, iron and lowered immunity can face some side effects.
Some of the side effects of amla include:
1. May aggravate constipation issues
Excessive consumption of amla in high quantity might make you land up in a hard situation. It can cause hardening of the stools that can worsen even more if your water intake is less.
2. Trigger excessive acid production
The richness of amla in vitamin C makes it an acidic fruit. Therefore consumption of amla on empty stomach might precipitate a state of hyperacidity.
3. Interaction with certain drugs
Studies have shown that amla can have negative effects on the body if taken with antidiabetic and antihypertensive medications.
4. Can cause burning micturition
Presence of Vitamin C in any fruit makes it acidic by nature. The abundance of Vitamin C in Amla makes it an acidic fruit. Excessive consumption of this fruit might make you more prone towards catching urinary infections and thus causing burning micturition.
5. Make your skin lose its moisture
Amla has some diuretic property which means it causes forced flushing out of urine out of your body. This leads to a reduction in the level of water in the body. This makes skin lose its moisture.