Indian gooseberry

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Related to Amla berry: Emblica officinalis

Indian gooseberry

n.
A tree (Phyllanthus emblica) of subtropical South and Southeast Asia bearing small round sour fruits divided by vertical lines into six to eight segments, valued in Ayurvedic medicine and as an ingredient in various condiments. Also called amla, emblic.
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What I notice here is that many of these vegetables and fruits, such as amla berry, green or ripe banana or bitter gourd (to name a few) are oversized and over-shining.
The Healthy Hormones formula contains ashwagandha, amla berry and Lifenol wild hops extract.
(44) Long-ignored by Western scientists, the Indian gooseberry, also known as amla, belongs to a group of herbal preparations that, according to historic texts, "promote longevity and induce nourishment." (45) We are finally catching up with our past as evidence accumulates that the amla berry functions at several different levels to slash cardiovascular risk factors.
Still more recent studies have been conducted on a highly concentrated and purified form of the most active tannins and polyphenols from the amla berry called Amlamax.[R] (62,63) Not all of these studies have been fully reviewed by a panel of experts (the "peer review" process), but the results they report are impressive and deserve mention.
The amla berry has been shown to lower cardiovascular risk through its beneficial effects on lipid profiles and by interfering with the way fat molecules undergo deadly oxidation reactions that contribute to chronic inflammation.
AMLA BERRY EXTRACT OPTIMIZES LIPID PROFILES, BLOCKS ATHEROSCLEROTIC CHANGES
(10,12,13) There is growing evidence that the humble amla berry offers nearly legendary powers in healing and preventing atherosclerosis and related cardiovascular disease.