Conscious Food's awla powder is made by crushing the dried fruit. It is raw and natural and can be used in cooking, taken on its own or mixed with honey. It is one of the richest sources of naturally occuring vitamin C, thus helps in better absorption of calcium in the body and helps to treat common cold and sore throats. Awla powder arrests hair fall, premature graying and strengthens hair roots. Lowering cholesterol levels, aiding digestion, balancing out an acidic stomach and controlling blood sugar are only some of the benefits this fruit brings to the body.