|Common Name||Amalaki, Indian gooseberry|
|Botanical Name||Phyllantus emblica L.|
|Synonyms||Emblica officinalis Gaertn.|
|Part used||In ayurvedic herbal preparations, the most important part used is the fruit. The other parts like seed, leaves, root, bark and flowers are also used in medicinal preparations.|
|Product nature||Dry Amla Seedless|
Amla is often called Indian gooseberry, also known as Phyllanthus emblica or Phyllanthus emblica. Amla is a small to medium height tree, ranging from 10 to 20 meters. The size of the Amla fruit is about 1.5 – 2.5 cm and has six soft ridges.
The most popular amla varieties are NASR’s Banarasi, NA 7, Krishna, Kanchan and Chakaiya, BSR1. In Ayurvedic preparations, amla is used in various forms, such as fresh fruit, dried fruit, pulp and dry extract. In Ayurveda, amla is used as an herb to restore vitality and vitality.
The fruit is used in cough preparations to treat skin infections, and is the best among sour fruits. It is also useful to treat bleeding, diarrhea, dysentery and antibiotics. Amla is considered the richest source of vitamin C (100 mg/100 g fruit).