Embelica Officinalis (Amla)
SOURCE : Fruit of Embelica Tree from Himachal Pradesh
PART USED : Fruit
APPEARANCE : Dry Extract
COLOR : Dark Brown
MAIN : Tannins above 45%
SOLUBILITY :Soluble in Water
STORAGE :Store in dry and moistureless place, avoid long contact with air.
Uses and Advance Studies:
• Embelica officinalis is a rich source of vitamin C.
• It is used as diuretic, laxative, cardiac, astringent and lever tonic.
• It is useful in anaemia, diarrhoea , dysentery, dysoeosua, inflammation of the eyes, dyspepsia, haemorrhage, irritability of bladder, jaundice, discharge of the blood from the uterus.
• Effects blackening of hair and it is Chief ingredient of Chayavanprash.
emblicanin A, emblicanin B , punigluconin and pedunculagin.
It also contains punicafolin and phyllanemblinin A, phyllanemblin other polyphenols: flavonoids, kaempferol, ellagic acid and gallic acid.
Physico Chemical Properties:
Amla significantly inhibited Cr-induced free radical production and restored the anti-oxidant status back to control level. Amla also inhibited apoptosis and DNA fragmentation induced by Cr. Interestingly, Amla relieved the immunosuppressive effects of Cr on lymphocyte proliferation and even restored the IL-2 and gamma-IFN production considerably.