Dried fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn., are found both in the wild and cultivated state; all over thai

Health Benefits:Emblica officinalis is very rich in Vitamin C. Studies indicate that it does not loose its Vitamin C content on storage. Vitamin C is highly important in the body mainly due its ability to remove free radicals which are harmful to body mainly due to its ability to remove free radicals. The descriptive role of free radicals in the body is a major challenge for cosmetologist, hence in most antiaging products, Vitamin C is added. Emblica being a natural source of vitamin C serves great purpose. Emblica officinalis is effective in the treatment of amlapitta (peptic ulcer) and in dyspepsia. The fruit exhibit hypolipidaemic and antiatherosclerotic effects in rabbits and rats. The fruit extract has antimutagenic activity on certain directly acting mutagens in some strains of Salmonella typhimurium. The extract of amla also has antimicrobial properties. Amlaki is an antioxidant with free radical scavenging properties which may be due to presence of high levels of super oxide dismutase. Amla extract is one of the constituent in several herbal preparation like Chywanprash