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Gooseberry: Interesting Facts You Need to Know

Gooseberry is a round shape like herbal fruit which tastes sour, it is also known as Indian Gooseberry or Amla. Gooseberries are native to Europe, The scientific name of Gooseberry is Phyllanthus Emblica. The Amla word is derived from the Sanskrit language Amalaki which means Nectar of life. Gooseberries are a good source of Dietary Fiber and several other Essential Nutrients such as Vitamin C, B-complex Vitamins, Vitamin E, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc and Manganese. It is also used for the treatment of many diseases such as Diabetes, Liver Allergy, Acidity, and Detoxification.

Benefits :-

  • Gooseberry is a Powerhouse of many different Nutrients and Oxidants.
  • Gooseberries are highly Nutritious and thus Boost our Immune System and support our Digestive System.
  • Gooseberries act against Acidity and improve our Digestive System which relieves us from Ingestion problems. 
  • Gooseberries  helps for the Thickening of Veins and helps for Detoxification of Blood and Weight Loss. 
  • It has many Anti-inflammatory substances and Fibers which act against many diseases and Bacteria in our body and protect us.
  • It has very positive effects on our Heart, Skin, Hair, Brain, Liver, Stomach, and many more.
  • Gooseberries are a Powerhouse of Iron and Nutrients, which act on some of the diseases like Alzheimer and Parkinson’s. 
  • Antioxidants and Phytonutrients in Gooseberries are also believed to Benefit age-related diseases of the Brain and reduce your risk of Heart Stroke.   
  • Gooseberries are rich in Phyto-nutrients and Antioxidants, which act on some kinds of Cancers.

Special Precaution and Warning

Bleeding disorders: Gooseberry might increase the risk of Bleeding or Bruising in some people. If you have a Bleeding Disorder, use  Gooseberry with Caution.

Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding: There isn’t enough reliable information to know if gooseberries are safe to use as medicine when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and stick to food amounts.

Surgery: Gooseberry might increase the risk of Bleeding during and after Surgery. Avoid its use at least 2 weeks before a Scheduled Surgery.

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