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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(7): 4267-4280
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.607.442


Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (Amla): A Wonder Gift of Nature to Humans
Neeraj K. Charmkar1* and Rajesh Singh2
1Centre For Biotechnology Studies, A.P.S University, Rewa (M.P.) – 486003, India
2Govt. Agriculture College, Rewa (M.P), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Medicinal plants are the precious gift of nature which plays vital role in healthcare sector for developing nation and potent source of therapeutic molecules to heal various diseases in the world. Amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) is widely used in the Indian system of medicine and believed to increase defense against diseases. The Amla or Indian gooseberry is known for its therapeutic properties and holds a reputed position in the Ayurvedic and Unani system of medicine in the country as well as whole world. It is a widely known fact that all parts of amla are useful in the treatment of various diseases. Among all, the most important part is fruit. Amla fruit is well known for its unusually high levels of Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), which is resistant to storage and heat damage due to cooking. Due to their strong antioxidant and biological properties, Emblica officinalis prevents innumerable health disorder related to oxidative stress, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. It also contains various essential nutrients. This article discuss important pharmacological property of Emblica officinalis with its nutritional value, biochemical constituents, traditional uses, medicinal value of Amla and its use as a household remedy. In this communication, we reviewed the applications of Emblica officinalis for the treatment of various diseases and disorders with its rich medicinal value for the benefits of human health.


Keywords: Amla, Ascorbic acid, Disorders, Oxidative stress, Pharmacological property.
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Neeraj K. Charmkar and Rajesh Singh. 2017. Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (Amla): A Wonder Gift of Nature to Humans.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(7): 4267-4280. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.607.442