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Amla In Usa
Health food store: Check with your local health food store or nutritional supplement store. If they don't have it you can easily order it on line probably from puritan, com or iherb. Com. Just 'google' amla oil. ...Read more
Well: They sell it for just about everything, skin, hair, nails, weight loss but there are no scientific proofs for anything except spending your money ...Read more
Indian gooseberry: This is touted as being good for stuff but i'm not aware of any reason to think this is true. The internet claims about it being a superfood / miracle treatment for everything are obvious junk. Why not spend your money on membership in a fitness center or a relationship with an evidence-based holistic physician? ...Read more
Not known: Amla tablets are Ayurvedic herbal supplements. Because they are not medications approved by the FDA, Amla tablets are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what effects and side effects there are. If an Amla user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more
Only the loss: Of money for something that won't help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
It appears that: This concoction contains iron and vitamins and is an unregulated product. This means that the concentrations of its components is not standardized. Potentially there are significant variations in the amount of vitamin K and other factors present. In general warfarin is prescribed for significant or potentially life threatening conditions. Amma syrup will affect this. It is NOT ok to use it. ...Read more
No endorsement: Unfortunately the physicians here on health tap do not endorse or promote any specific products. In fact, on this question, medicine would be neutral. The best advice is to follow the instructions on the product. ...Read more
Apples vs. Oranges:
Amla and Aloe both have a wide range of health benefits. As to which is more beneficial it depends- some will benefit more from one, some more from the other, but it does not have to be either/or as you're allowed to take both!
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To learn more about aloe see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html ...Read more
Yes: If you enjoy them, go ahead. If you expect some physiologic benefit you are chasing a fantasy. ...Read more
I could not find anything to suggest that Amla oil will help growing facial hair.
It is mainly for long hair in women. ...Read more
Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Amla Fruit: Good question. The answer seems to be controversial. Indian gooseberry (Amla fruit). is reported by some sources to have 600 to 1800 mg of ascorbic acid per 100 grams. However, others contest this and state that studies for acorbic acid content were done a long time ago & were inaccurate. ...Read more
It won't help: Vaginal discharge (old term "leukorrhea") that is colored (yellow, green, etc) usually is an infection that needs antibiotic treatment. At age 23, most common causes are STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas. Other infections also are possible. Amla (Indian gooseberry oil) or honey won't help, might make it worse, and would delay proper Rx, increasing complication risk. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
Is amla good for acidity? Whether it will aggravate gallbladder stone? Or is amla good for gall stone?
For taste: Eat it if you like it. Do not expect it to treat gallstone or acidity. ...Read more
Different: These are two different substances. Amla is emblica officinalis and is a rejuvenative fruit, high in antioxidants such as vitamin c. Aloe is very soothing and can calm down inflammation. The whole leaf can have a laxative effect. Topically aloe can help with skin irritation while it is purported than amma can help with pigmentation. ...Read more
I am taking aloe vira and amla juse everyday in morning empty stomach with equal amount of water is benefit for me???
Alma is okay: The health benefits of Indian Gooseberry, also known as Amla, can be partially attributed to its high vitamin-C content. The Indian Gooseberry belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family and is reported to have a multitude of health benefits. Gooseberry contains many minerals and vitamins like Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Carotene and Vitamin B Complex. Amla is also a powerful antioxidant. Enjoy! ...Read more
Hello doctor iam 28yrs old. I have uric acid 42. how to reduce without medicine some one suggust amla juice can I take? I have BP in last 2 yrs
Not Clear.: It would help to know what units of measurement your uric acid level is in. Normal levels are less than 6mg per deciliter. Simple measures to decrease uric acid are to drink more fluid, and limit alcohol intake. If high uric acid level persists, I know of no natural medicine that will decrease it. I have no training in natural medicine for metabolic conditions. ...Read more
Juice vs topical.: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent ; treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss ; lowering blood glucose levels. ** topical aloe vera soothes inflamed, burned ; irritated skin ; reduces the chance of skin infections. ...Read more
I am a hypo-thyroid patient and recently started having Amla juice in the morning. So much of hair fall very recently. Could Amala juice causing this?
The hair loss: Is from your under active thyroid level - it can occur 6-8 months afterwards and takes months to return to normal after your thyroid is appropriately treated. The Amia jude isn't doing anything good or bad for you except wasting your money. ...Read more