Amla (Emblica officinalis) or Nelli of Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is more readily and easily accepted by the body than synthetic vitamin c. Ten grams of Amla contains 600 to 900 mg. of vitamin C. Amla prevents eye problems in diabetes. Stimulates pancreas and insulin secretion. Improves the bodys disease fighting ability. Just in 3 days it doubles the blood cells that kill the disease producing germs. Amla reduces cholesterol and hence is good for the heart. The seed of Amla is a good medicine for diabetes. Amla postpones aging. It vitamin c does not get destroyed even when Amla is cooked or
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Always an active component present in the natural source is better for absorption and distribution in the body. The advantage of the isolated component is the control of the quantity (regulation of dose) and comparatively small size. The natural source has often additional medicinal and nutritional components (like anti-oxidant polyphenols responsible to prevent destruction of compounds like ascorbic acid) and the synergetic action of the combinations. Amla and Nelli are the same known in different language. The collection and processing of the genuine items from nature is the disadvantage and the absence of assay giving the approximate concentration are other disadvantages of the crude drug, often adulterated and supplied.