EMBLICA OFFICINALIS also Known as Gooseberry, Phyllanthus Emblica, Emblica, Indian Gooseberry, Amla
Emblica Officinalis

Emblica Officinalis

Botanical Name
Family Name
Part Used
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Common Name(s)
Emblica Officinalis
Northern and south western india
Fruits, Seeds
Gooseberry, Phyllanthus Emblica, Emblica, Indian Gooseberry, Amla


Emblica Officinalis is Acrid, Cooling, Refrigerant, Diuretic. It has Anabolic, Antibacterial, Antidiarrhoeal, Antidysenteric, Expectorant, Antispasmodic, Antipyretic, Antioxidative, Antiviral, Antiemetic, Antihepatotoxic, Immunomodulator and Resistance building properties.

Its antibacterial, carminative, hypoglycemic, stomachic, Hypotensive and astringent action prevents infection, helps in healing of ulcers, treatment of jaundice, dyspepsia and cough and controls hyperacidity. Alma is a good Cardio Tonic and its mild stimulant action on heart helps to control blood pressure. The use of Indian Gooseberry enhances the antidiabetic action of Karela. Phyllanthus Emblica is a very good hair tonic.

Amalaki fruit has, in fact, been used successfully to treat human scurvy. It is also effective in the treatment of amlapitta (peptic ulcer) as well as in non-ulcer dyspepsia. The alcoholic extract (1gm/kg) given to isoprotenol-pretreated rats resulted in an increase in cardiac glycogen and a decrease in serum LDH, suggesting a cardio-protective action.

Overall benefits of Emblica Officinalis in the body:
Enhances food absorption
Enhances fertility and memory
One of the best herbs for diabetes
Powerful skin and hair rejuvenator
Eye and liver toner
Restores stomach and intestinal digestive enzymes
Supports heart and lungs
Reduces body heat and/or weight naturally