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Gooseberry Health Benefits And Nutrition Values

The Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) is a deciduous tree belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae.Apart from India,the gooseberries have been grown in Britain since the time of Henry Vlll.Hence gooseberries also known as fayberries.Gooseberry fruit was also used as a medicine in the treatment of fevers and in the 16th century they were recommended to plague victims. Gooseberry is a potent gift of Mother Nature to mankind. Humanity has utilized its benefits for decades, and it forms an indispensable part of the ayurvedic and unanai medicine.

Gooseberry
Minerals:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Calcium
37.5mg
4%
Iron
0.5mg
3%
Magnesium
15.0mg
4%
Phosphorus
40.5mg
4%
Potassium
297mg
8%
Sodium
1.5mg
0%
Zinc
0.2mg
1%
Copper
0.1mg
5%
Manganese
0.2mg
11%
Selenium
0.9mcg
1%
Fluoride
~
Calorie Information:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
TotalCalories
66.0(276 kJ)
6%
Carbs
54.3(227 kJ)
 
Fat
7.3(30.6 kJ)
 
Protein
4.4(18.4 kJ)
 
Alcohol
0.0(0.0 kJ)
 
Protein & Amino Acids:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Protein
1.3g
3%
Fats & Fatty Acids:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Fat
0.9g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Monounsaturated fat
0.1g
Polysaturated Fat
0.5 g 
trans fatty acids
~
transmonoenoicfattyacids
~
trans-polyenoicfattyacids
~
Omega-3 fatty acids
69.0mg
Omega-6 fatty acids
406mg
Vitamins:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Vitamin A
435 IU
9%
Vitamin B6
60.0mg
6%
Vitamin B12
120.0 mcg
0%
Vitamin C
41.6 mg
69%
`Vitamin D
~
~
Vitamin D3
0.0mg
Vitamin E
0.6 mg
3%
Vitamin K
~
~
Thiamin
0.1 mg
4%
Riboflavin
0.0mg
3%
Niacin
0.4 mg
2%
Pantothenic
0.4 mg
4%
Choline
~
Betaine
~
Folate
9mcg
2%
Carbohydrates:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
carbohydrates
15.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
6.4g
26%
Starch
~
Sugars
~
Sterols:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%
Phytosterols
~
~
Others:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Alcohol
0.0g
Water
132g
Ash
0.7g  
Caffeine
0.0mg
Theobromine
0.0mg
PERSON WHOM MAY CONSUME GOOSEBERRY
  • HAIRCARE
  • Gooseberry/Amla are the main ingredient in hair tonics. It enriches hair growth and hair pigmentation. Amla acts a natural hair conditioner. It strengthens roots of hair, maintains color and luster. It nourishes the roots of hair and helps to prevent premature greying of hair. It stimulates hair follicles and promotes hair growth. It also improves hair texture and prevents dandruff. It serves as a very good hair growth booster thereby preventing hair loss. The following are some tips to use gooseberry to enrich your hair

    • Prepare a paste by mixing its powder with olive oil and yogurt and apply it in your hair for an hour and then wash it off. Or, you can use amla oil or oil that contains Indian gooseberry in it before shampooing your hair. It is good for your hair care, as it acts as a great cleanser, conditioner and moisturizer.
    • Soak the dried fruit in coconut oil for a week or ten days and then apply as a head massage as this provides relaxation for your head. Then shampoo your hair. It will strengthen your hair and also prevent the occurrence of premature graying of your hair by acting as an amazing gray hair cure.

  • SKIN PROBLEM
  • Cucumber is very useful for skin problems, sunburns and also for curing swelling under the eyes. Cucumber contains hydrogen which is suitable to the skin texture. Cucumber juice is also effective to soften the skin texture.It contains caffeic acid which assists in preventing water retention. Placing two cucumber slices on eyes for ten minutes can reduce the puffiness considerably. Cucumber is also known to be beneficial for curing skin diseases like eczema.

  • EYECARE
  • Gooseberry is very effective in treating your eye problems and improving eyesight. The juice of this herb mixed with honey is very much useful in the treatment of conjunctivitis and glaucoma, and helps to preserve eyesight. It also helps in reducing intraocular tension if mixed with honey and taken daily. It helps to treat diseases like itching, reddening, and watering of eyes. It improves nearsightedness and cataract.

  • DIABETES
  • Diabetes occurs due to pancreas failure to regulate the blood glucose levels. Today as the number of diabetic patients is rapidly increasing due to the adoption of western food habits, tobacco and alcohol.Manage the diabetes with gooseberry .Gooseberry contains chromium. It has a therapeutic value in diabetics. Gooseberry stimulates the isolated group of cells which secrete the hormone insulin and reduces blood sugar in diabetic patient.

  • HEART DISEASE
  • A healthy heart is a happy heart. The best use of gooseberry is maintaining a healthy heart and helps to prevent heart diseases. By eating gooseberry, keeps the heart muscles strong and supple. Gooseberry strengthens heart muscles. The heart pumps blood flawless throughout the body. Use amla (Indian gooseberry) to treat heart disease. Amla is considered as a very effective remedy for heart diseases. It treats the heart by toning up its muscles and making them strong. The heart then pumps the blood flawless throughout the body

  • INFECTION
  • Due t o the antibacterial and astringent properties of Gooseberry protects against infection. It improves body resistance. It‘s rich connect of vitamin C, helps in flushing out all toxic products from the body.

  • APPETITE
  • By intake of Gooseberry powder with butter and honey before meal improves appetite. It helps to balance the Nitrogen level in our body and thus increases weight in a healthy way.

  • IMMUNITY SYSTEM
  • Boost your immune system with amla remedies. Amla is an essential ingredient for humans since it helps in the synthesis of intercellular cement (collagen), As an oxidant, it acts as a cop in the body, apprehending the rowdy molecules that are formed naturally during the chemical reactions in the body that have potential to damage the immune system.

PERSON WHOM MAY NOT CONSUME GOOSEBERRY
  • PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING
  • The use of gooseberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding must stay on the safer side and avoid using before doctors consultant.




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