The Original Amalaki
WHAT'S IN IT?
AMA = Amalaki – Emblica Officinalis (Fruit) Names: Amla, Indian Gooseberry, Emblica
TUR = Turmeric - Curcuma longa (Root) Names: Jiang Huang, Curcuma
JUJ = Jujube – Ziziphus jujuba Mill. (Fruit) Names: Chinese Date, Tsao
TUL = Tulsi – Ocimum sanctum L. (Leaf) Names: Holy Basil, Tulasi, Kemangen
SCH = Schizandra – Schisandra chinensis (Fruit) Names: Schisandra, Chinese Magnolia Vine
HAR = Haritaki – Terminalia chebula (Fruit) Names: Harada, Hararh, Harithaki
GIN = Ginger – Zingiber officinale (Root) Names: Ginger Root, Curcumin Gan Jiang, Gegibre
WHAT DO THEY DO?
Defend – Of the thousands of plants, herbs, vegetables, and fruits that contain the protective antioxidant power of true natural vitamin C (not to be confused with synthetic ascorbic acid), Amalaki or Indian Gooseberry is considered the highest known source in the world.8
Adapt - Adaptogens are remarkable, natural substances that help the body restore balance. They increase the body’s resistance to physical, biological, emotional, and environmental stressors and provide a defense response to acute or chronic stress3. There are only 21 known adaptogens. They include Amalaki, Schizandra, & Tulsi.
Revitalize - According to Ayurveda, Rasayana herbs slow aging, are revitalizing, restorative, and prevent disease. They can also be taken over long periods of time without causing side effects3. There are only 13 herbs in this category. They include Amalaki, Tulsi, and Turmeric.
Communicate - Inter-Cellular communication within the human body relies on the two messenger molecules, cGMP & cAMP; the Jujube fruit has one of the highest known concentration of cAMP & cGMP of any known plant or animal.
Knowledge - www.PubMed.gov is a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. On this site is listed peer reviewed medical studies done on a given drug, plant, herb, etc. The sum total of the studies that have been done on these seven super foods is 1251 as of July 2007.
Energy & Athletic Performance
- Both calming and stimulating, it can provide alertness without the stimulating effects of caffeine - SCH3
- Has been proven to enhance athletic performance and endurance - AMA3 TUL3 SCH3
- Decreases respiratory demands during physical activity - AMA3 SCH3
- Helps fight fatigue and increases energy, endurance, strength, stamina, and physical performance - TUL3 SCH1,3
- Improves stamina and tones sexual organs of both men and women - AMA3 SCH3
- Provides antioxidant protection - AMA3 TUR1,3 SCH1,3
- Has antibacterial and microbial activity - TUL3 HAR6
- Has antitumor properties - AMA3 TUL3 SCH3 HAR8
- Modulates and enhances the immune system - AMA3 TUL3 SCH3 HAR8
- Has antiviral properties - AMA3 TUL3
- Benefits the skin: reduces eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin disorders - TUR7 TUL4 HAR8
- Supports and helps maintain normal body temperature - GIN1
- Helps reduce inflammation and the pain associated with arthritic conditions - AMA3 TUR7 TUL3 SCH3
- Maintains and supports healthy joints - TUR1,8 GIN1,8
- Helps increase bone density - AMA3
- Useful for fibromyalgia, muscle pain, and recovery following trauma - AMA3 SCH3
Stress & Sleep
- Eases the effects of everyday tension and stress - SCH1
- Supports a healthy response to environmental stresses - TUR1 GIN1
- Promotes the body's normal resistance function - GIN1
- Promotes healthy adrenal function - TUL3 SCH1,3
- Regulates the production of cortisol, reduces stress, and allows better, more rejuvenating sleep - SCH3
*These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any diseases.*
1- MediHerb, Product Review 2007
2- The Herbal Drugstore, Dr. Linda B. White, M.D., Steven Foster ISBN 0-451-20510-3.
3- Adaptogen, David Winston, RH (AHG), Steven Maimes - ISBN-10: 1-59477-158-8.
4- Maimes Report - Holy Basil, Steven Maimes, Salam Research, Rochester, NH.
5- Dr. Andrew Wiel, M.D., Q n A on holy basil, www.drwiel.com
6- PMID: 17273983 [PubMed / as supplied by publisher].
7- A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs, Kerry Bone - ISBN 0-443-06632-9.
8- Historic Uses of Ayurvedic Herbs, The Ayurvedic Center, Austin TX.
© Copyright, Eat Right Idaho, 2007.
Copyright by Matthew T. Hollist, President, NTP. Free use granted for duplication only.
Aging & Longevity
- Longevity through anti-inflammatory activity and antioxidant protection - AMA3 TUL3 SCH3
- Supports and maintains cellular health - TUR1 SCH1
- Anti-aging effect – by increasing adaptive effects - AMA3 TUL4
- Helps relieve menopausal symptoms – SCH3
Anxiety & Depression
- Elevates mood and spirit - TUL4
- Influences the neurochemistry of the brain similar to antidepressant medication – TUL3,4 SCH3
- Can provide relief from anxiety, panic, obsessive-compulsive, and posttraumatic stress disorders – JUJ7 SCH3
Blood Sugar & Weight Management
- Insulin and glucose normalizing; blood-sugar and blood-lipid normalizing - TUL4
- Regulates blood sugar, keeping cortisol levels in balance - AMA3 TUL3
- Supports and enhances the proper breakdown of dietary fats - TUR1
- Supports weight management and increases energy - AMA3,8 TUL3 HAR3,8
Brain & Nerve Function
- Enhances reflexes, work performance, and mental activity – SCH3
- Stimulates the nervous system - SCH1,3
- Enhances memory and mental clarity - SCH1
- Antioxidant support for both the eyesight and nervous system - AMA3 TUL5 SCH3 HAR6
- Increases visual acuity, peripheral sensitivity, night vision and decreases eye fatigue - SCH3
- Helpful with drug and nicotine withdrawal - TUL4
Breathing & Respiratory Function
- Provides specific benefits to the lung and respiratory systems - AMA3 TUL8 SCH1,3
- Inhibits allergies and allergic asthma - AMA3 SCH3
- Beneficial for asthma and bronchitis - TUL5 HAR8
- Protects the heart (cardio-protective) - AMA3 TUR2 JUJ7 TUL5 SCH3
- Stabilizes cholesterol - AMA3 TUR2 TUL3
- Promotes healthy circulation - TUR1 GIN1
- Supports normal, healthy, platelet function and prostaglandin activity - GIN1
- Has an amphoteric (normalizing) effect on blood pressure - TUL4 SCH3
Digestion & Elimination
- Supports healthy liver function and bile secretion – AMA8 JUJ7 TUR1,7 SCH1,3
- Strengthens and supports the kidneys and urinary tract - AMA3 TUL3,4 SCH3
- Cleanses the colon and promotes healthy digestion - AMA3 GIN1
- Promotes efficient digestion, absorption and use of nutrients from food and other herbs - AMA3 TUL4
- Possesses strong anti-ulcer and ulcer-healing properties – AMA3 TUL4
Zrii Nutrient Profile and Antioxidant documented studies
Part I - PubMed's Total Studies Documented On Zrii Nutrients
Amalaki Fruit (Emblica Officinalis) .................. 120 studies conducted
Turmeric Root (Curcuma longa) ..................... 615 studies conducted
Jujube Fruit (Ziziphus jujuba Mill) .................. 12 studies conducted
Yulsi Leaf (Ocimum sanctum) ....................... 135 studies conducted
Schizandra Fruit (Schizandra chinensis) ........... 101 studies conducted
Haritaki Fruit (Terminalia chebula) ................ 76 studies conducted
Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale) .................... 463 studies conducted
TOTAL STUDIES.....: 1522 Scientific Studies Conducted as of Sept. 2007
Part II - Zrii's Nutritional Profile and Antioxidant Studies
Amalaki Fruit (Emblica Officinalis) .................... 55 studies conducted
Turmeric Root (Curcuma longa) ....................... 181 studies conducted
Jujube Fruit (Ziziphus jujuba Mill) .................... 1 studies conducted
Tulsi Leaf (Ocimum sanctum) ......................... 32 studies conducted
Schizandra Fruit (Schizandra chinensis) ............. 8 studies conducted
Haritaki Fruit (Terminalia chebula) .................. 19 studies conducted
Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale ) ..................... 58 studies conducted
TOTAL STUDIES.....: 354 Scientific Studies Conducted as of Sept. 2007
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