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Indian Gooseberry - daft...or what?

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments' started by Deespee23, May 4, 2016.

  1. Deespee23

    Deespee23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone ever tried Phyllanthus emblica (Indian Gooseberry; Amia) for its effects on BS?

    Seen some intriguing allegations regarding the ability of this fruit to control/influence BS levels - anybody got any direct experience?

    Thanks

    D23
     
  2. Just Jeff

    Just Jeff Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hmm interesting. I'd give it a go. Where can I buy them
     
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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    I'm trying it at the moment. Definitely seems to make a difference. But early days in my experiment and will have to wait to see if it pans out longer term.
     
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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    The brand I'm taking is "Herbs of Gold" and it is sold as "Reflux Relief" (the original reason I started taking it, then I noticed the change in BG) - it contains 8.25g of phyllanthus emblica (amla) and 1.6g of gycyrrhiza glabra (licorice).

    I've also seen a supplement online of just the amla - brand is "Paradise Herbs" 250mg caps labelled Amla, pure Ayurvedic extract.
     
  5. Just Jeff

    Just Jeff Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info.
    I going to order those
     
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    king_cowboy · Newbie

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    amla read the report on nutrionfacts,com dr. michael greggory author of nyt best selling book "how not to die"
     
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    king_cowboy · Newbie

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    get the powder on amazon taste lousy use a half of a teaspoon in a smoothie
     
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    STARRYNIGHTS Don't have diabetes · Active Member

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