Fruits & Vegetables Week: Phyllanthus emblica, the Emblic myrobalan, Amla

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 11, 2011, 8:21:45 PM1/11/11
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Phyllanthus emblica, the Emblic myrobalan, Indian Gooseberry, or Amla, eaten raw or cooked, pickled, a rich source of Vitamin C, containing 20 times more Vitamin C as compared to orange juice
 
Local names
Sans: Adiphala, dhatri, amalaka
Hindi: Amla, amlika, aonla
Beng: Amla, amlaki
Guj: Amoli, ambala
Tel: Amalakamu, usirikai
Tam: Nelli
 Kan: Amalaka, nelli
Mal: Nelli


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mani nair

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Jan 12, 2011, 10:20:52 AM1/12/11
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Nice capture.
   Cheers !!
         Mani

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