Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2012)
Recent Trends In Potential Traditional Indian Herbs Emblica Officinalis and Its Medicinal Importance
Author(s): K.P.Sampath Kumar*, Debjit Bhowmik, Amitsankar Dutta, Akhilesh Pd.Yadav, Shravan Paswan, Shweta Srivastava, Lokesh Deb
Abstract: Emblica Officinalis is a natural, efficacious, an antioxidant with the richest natural source of Vitamin C. Emblica Officinalis berries have the highest amount of naturally occurring vitamin C of any ripe fruit inthe world used as a traditional food. Numerous studies conducted on Emblica Officinalis fruit suggestthat it has anti-viral properties and also functions as an anti-bacterial and anti-fungalagent. The gelatinous plum-sized Amla fruit contains naturally occurring vitamin, heatstablevitamin C. A clinical study on patients with pulmonary tuberculosis showed thatthe vitamin C contained in Emblica Officinalis was better assimilated than synthetic vitamin C. Further research of contemporary and traditional medical literature indicates that Emblica Officinalis either in combination with other herbs or alone has been useful in the amelioration ofcolds, warts, skin afflictions, influenza, anemia, diabetes, lung conditions, elevatedcholesterol and as an immune restorative in cancer conditions. It is one of the best natural anti-ageing remedies Emblica Officinalis is used in treatment of Acne and other skin problems. Emblica Officinalis is amazingly effective natural anti-ageing product. Emblica Officinalis is very effective in treatment of Acidity and Peptic ulcers. Emblica Officinalis is rich in Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, essential amino acids and many other vitamins and minerals and anti-oxidants.Regular Use of Emblica Officinalis improves immunity, fights cancers, rejuvenates the body.It fights chronic diseases like hypertension, high Cholesterol, Diabetes, AIDS, influenza, Chronic cough and cold, Chronic infections, Chronic fatigue and Chronic inflammatory conditions. Ayurveda describes it as one of the best herbs for Diabetes, bleeding disorders, strength and stamina promoter.
How to cite this article:
K.P.Sampath Kumar*, Debjit Bhowmik, Amitsankar Dutta, Akhilesh Pd.Yadav, Shravan Paswan, Shweta Srivastava, Lokesh Deb. Recent Trends In Potential Traditional Indian Herbs Emblica Officinalis and Its Medicinal Importance. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2012; 1(1): 24-32.