Black myrobalan

(Terminalia chebula)

Other names: Hē Zi, Black Myrobolan, Chébule, Myrobolanier, Myrobolanenbaum, Mirobolano, Chebulische Myrobalane, Zwarte Myrobalaan, Badamier Chebule, Myrobalan Chebule, Chebulic Myrobalan, Haritaki

Black myrobalan is native to South Asia. In Tibet, it is called the “King of Medicine”, as it is highly regarded in Ayurveda. Black myrobalan fruit contains chebulagic acid, chebulinic acid, gallic acid, ellagic acid, tannic acid, corilagin, polyphenolic compounds, triterpenoids, and ascorbate.

Black myrobalan may be beneficial for high cholesterol, irritability, digestion, diarrhea, constipation, HIV infection, dysentery, and vaginal infections.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

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These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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