The Indian gooseberry may have the ability to reduce your levels of bad cholesterol and your total triglyceride level. In a clinical study of 98 people, the ones who took Indian gooseberry had lower cholesterol and triglycerides. The scientists also noted a drop in blood sugar, suggesting other benefits as well. Japanese research has found that Indian gooseberries may also regulate inflammation and prevent blood clots from forming where they are not needed. The Indian gooseberry is a core ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine.
- Researchers have found a fascinating plant that can help to lower one’s cholesterol and triglyceride levels and that plant is the Indian gooseberry.
- Apart from cholesterol levels the researchers who worked on the Indian gooseberry examined its effectiveness against dyslipidemia, or abnormal lipid levels.
- For the study the researchers recruited 98 participants who were divided into a placebo group and a group that was given gooseberry extracts.
“Published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the results revealed that those who received the Indian gooseberry extract experienced significant reductions in their levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol.”