AYURVEDA- PLANT SOURCES OF VIT C, ref AMLA IN INDIA

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Plant sources

While plants are generally a good source of vitamin C, the amount in foods of plant origin depends on the precise variety of the plant, soil condition, climate where it grew, length of time since it was picked, storage conditions, and method of preparation.

The following table is approximate and shows the relative abundance in different raw plant sources. As some plants were analyzed fresh while others were dried (thus, artifactually increasing concentration of individual constituents like vitamin C), the data are subject to potential variation and difficulties for comparison. The amount is given in milligrams per 100 grams of fruit or vegetable and is a rounded average from multiple authoritative sources:

Plant source Amount
(mg / 100g)
Kakadu plum 1000–5300[130][131][132]
Camu Camu 2800[133][134]
Acerola 1677[135]
Seabuckthorn 695
Mica Muro 500
Indian gooseberry 445
Rose hip 426[136]
Baobab 400
Chili pepper (green)

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