Emblica officinalis (Amla) as medicine

Faruck L. Hakkim, M. Mohamed Essa*, Gilles J. Guillemin, Amani S. Al-Rawahi, Mushtaq A. Memon, Reshmi K. Vijayan, Selvaraju Subash

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ملخص

Although numerous herbs have been shown to have potent biological activity, edibleherbs are more attractive in traditional medicine. Emblica officinalis, generally referredto as amla, is of particular interest due its enormous medicinal value. Amla is generallyconsidered safe (GRAS) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has beenauthenticated by many pharmaceutical companies. In this chapter, we will discuss theorigin of amla and its availability throughout the world as well as the chemicalconstituents of each part of the plant. We will also summarize the therapeutic efficaciesof amla, including its anticancer, antihyperglycemic, antioxidant, cardioprotective,antipyretic, analgesic, antihyperchloresterolemic, and cytoprotective properties. Insummary, inclusion of amla in a normal diet can alleviate a number of health hazards.

اللغة الأصليةEnglish
عنوان منشور المضيفFood as Medicine
ناشرNova Science Publishers, Inc.
الصفحات205-222
عدد الصفحات18
رقم المعيار الدولي للكتب (المطبوع)9781624177477
حالة النشرPublished - 2013
منشور خارجيًانعم

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