Indian gooseberry is a tree that grows in India, the Middle East, and some Southeast Asian countries. Also known as Indian gooseberries, amla or their scientific name, Phyllanthus emblica, gooseberries are a fruit native to Southeast Asia that grow from deciduous trees.
The Indian gooseberry plants ranges in size from small to medium and produces fruit that is typically round, greenish-yellow and bears six vertical stripes.
The gooseberry taste is often described as sour, strong and bitter. In India, it is often eaten with salt and red chili powder to help enhance palatability of the fruit.
Traditionally, amla has been used as a natural medicine thanks to its impressive nutrient profile and the wide array of health benefits that it has to offer. Indian gooseberry has been used in Ayurveda medicine for thousands of years. Today people still use the gooseberries powder to make medicine. The gooseberries powder is most commonly used for medicinal health benefits and its nutrients. Rich in nutrients and boasting a long list of health benefits, the Indian gooseberry definitely meets the criteria for qualifying as a super food and so is its powder. In fact, the tree that bears this beloved fruit literally has an entire Hindu holiday dedicated to it. For most, gooseberries are relatively unknown, virtually undistinguishable from the long list of exotic fruits found around the world.
Gooseberries powder are set apart, however, by their extensive nutritional benefits and medicinal properties — and they can even be used to make an herbal formulation known as triphala (due to its amazing health benefits triphala churan is the most fast selling product of our brand MAMTA FOMRA). Studies have shown that these potent fruits can do everything from reduce cholesterol levels to block cancer growth.
With more and more research demonstrating just how powerful gooseberries powder is, it’s safe to say that incorporating it into your diet everyday can bring big benefits to your health.
1. Contains Phytochemicals
2. Promotes Liver Health
3. Reduces Cholesterol Levels
4. Has Anti-Cancer Properties
5. Controls Blood Sugar
6. Prevents Constipation
7. Decreases Inflammation
8. Keeps Hair and Skin Healthy
9. Enhances Digestive Health
10. Supports Cognitive Function
Indian gooseberry is most commonly used for high cholesterol, seems to work by reducing total cholesterol levels, including the fatty acids called triglycerides, without affecting levels of the "good cholesterol" called high-density lipoprotein, abnormal levels of cholesterol or blood fats (dyslipidemia), and persistent heartburn. It is also used for diarrhea, nausea, and cancer.
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