A study published in the BMC Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in January demonstrated the efficacy and safety of Tri-Low full extract of amla (Phyllanthus emblica), Indian gooseberry
, in alleviating dyslipidemia, a contributing risk factor to the development of atherosclerosis.
Amla or Indian gooseberry
is a fruit indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.
Some examples of such foods are Indian gooseberry
, wood apple, cherry plum, beleric fruit, pomegranate, apple, dates, garlic, asparagus, lotus, dry ginger, tender wild meat, milk, nuts and legumes.
, a herb also known as amalaki or amla, is an antioxidant.
For Mili, it's an amla, or Indian gooseberry
, that triggers her series of recollections of growing up in India, much like Marcel Proust's madeleine in Remembrance of Things Past.
Amla, or Indian gooseberry
as it is widely known, is mentioned in Ayurvedic texts for the treatment of many ailments.
Vicco Vajradanti Ayurvedic Toothpaste, for instance, contains therapeutic ingredients including babool bark, Indian medlar, blackberry, cloves, Bengal madder, jujube bark, walnut bark, mayweed plant, Indian liquorice root, bishop's weed, cinnamon, cutch tree bark, sappan wood, chebulic myrobalan, vajradanti bark, Indian sarsaparilla, Indian gooseberry
, berelic myrobalans, cubeb and oak, says Pendharkar.
There are pomegranate, mango, jujube and Indian gooseberry
as well as many medicinal plants.
Similar to cabbage, you can also make use of Indian gooseberry
to alleviate the troubles due to hyperglycemia.
Balkrishna narrated the story of how Baba Ramdev promised to buy amla (Indian gooseberry
) from some farmers in Uttarakhand to prevent the cutting of its trees.
The suit alleges that the product, which was said to include a derivative of Indian gooseberry
, is filled with a "dangerous mix of irritants and potentially toxic substances" instead of the advertised oils.
I am guessing that his smooth skin gets a daily dousing with the muchpublicised Indian gooseberry