Iahas-Amchoor-Dry Mango Powder

Amchoor (Dry Mango Powder)


Amchoor Scientific Name

Mangifera Indica

Amchoor Other Names

English: Dry Mango Powder, Ground Mango
Hindi: Amchur, Aamchoor
French: Poudre sèche la mangue
German: Mango pulver
Spanish: De mango polvo seco
Sanskrit: Aamra churna

What is Amchoor?

Amchoor or Dry Mango Powder is often used in Indian cooking to impart a tangy taste and flavor to foods.
Amchoor powder is known for it’s detoxifying property that is used to prevent and treat skin infections like acne and scurvy. It is found to enhance release of digestive enzymes and helps in preventing indigestion. It increases metabolism and promotes healthy appetite.

Common forms of Amchoor


Amchoor is commonly used for:

  • Improving digestion
  • Stimulating detoxification
  • Improving Eyesight
  • Promoting heart health
  • Treating and preventing Scurvy
  • Boosting metabolism and aiding weight loss
  • Treating acne

Amchoor Dosage

Powder: 1 tablespoon

Amchoor Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Excessive consumption can cause sore throat.
Not so common side-effects: People who have trouble digesting mangoes might have similar discomfor with Amchoor.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not Known.
Children: Not Known

Where to Buy Amchoor in US?

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Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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