Anti-Hypertensive Effect of Gooseberry

Anti-Hypertensive Effect of Gooseberry


  • Arooj Attique The University of Lahore
  • Shahnai Basharat The University of Lahore
  • Areeja Nasir The University of Lahore
  • Huria Arooj The University of Lahore
  • Samman Ishtiaq Rashid Latif Medical College
  • Zunaira Zulqarnain Punjab University
  • Ammara Akeel University of Agriculture (FSD)
  • Misbah Arshad The University of Lahore



Phyllanthus emblica, hypertension, Vitamin C, Polyphenol, Systolic and Diastolic blood pressure


Phyllanthus emblica, also known as emblic, Indian gooseberry, or amla, is a deciduous tree of the family Phyllanthaceae. The berries are tiny and round, with a bright or yellow-green in color. The Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) is an Indian and Middle Eastern tree. For thousands of years, it has been prescribed in Ayurvedic treatment. Objective: The aim of this review was to identify scientific evidence regarding the effects of gooseberry on hypertension. Methods: Electronic search of Google scholar, Medline and PubMed databases were conducted. When the force of blood pushing against the walls of blood vessels, is consistently too high. It is known as hypertension. Scientific evidence indicates that polyphenols are central components in fruits and other sections of the amla tree, as well as vitamin Results: Previous studies suggested that Gooseberry is highly effective to manage hypertension. Indian gooseberries are able to keep both diastolic and systolic blood pressure levels in their normal ranges as well significantly decrease the high levels of both of them. It has other health benefits as well which includes normalizing blood sugar levels, protests against kidney disorders, several types of cancers, also prevents cancer from spreading to other parts of the body and many more health benefits. Most of the studies that were done on Phyllanthus emblica to determine their effects on high blood pressure of patients done by giving them in the form of capsules either in their aqueous state or in their dried powder form two or three times a day after meal for weeks. And the results were visible from second or fourth weeks onwards. Conclusion: These studies indicated that Indian gooseberries are highly efficient and a great remedy to treat hypertension.


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v5i6.538
Published: 2022-06-30

How to Cite

Attique, A. ., Basharat, S. ., Nasir, A. . ., Arooj, H. ., Ishtiaq, S. ., Zulqarnain, Z. ., Akeel, A. ., & Arshad, M. . (2022). Anti-Hypertensive Effect of Gooseberry: Anti-Hypertensive Effect of Gooseberry . Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(6), 356–361.



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