Amla

Trade Name: Amla/Emblica Officinalis/Indian Gooseberry
Botanical Name: Emblica Officinalis
Active Principle: Tannins 20-40%, Gallic Acid-10%
Description: Dark Brown colored free flowing powder highly Hygroscopic in nature.

Properties /Uses: Amla is one of the most commonly used of the Ayurvedic herbs. Amla is a natural, effective antioxidant with the richest natural source of Vitamin C while the extraction obtains maximum Tanins. It is the fruit of Phyllanthusemblica, also called Emblicaofficinalis. Indian gooseberry is considered, as a wonder herb and one of the precious gifts of nature to man. Amla protects cells against free radical damage and provides antioxidant protection. It is also used in the treatment of skin disorders, respiratory infections, and premature aging. Amla is useful in hemorrhage, diarrhea, dysentery, and has therapeutic value in treating diabetes while it also has anti-bacterial and astringent properties that help prevent infection and help in the healing of ulcers. The product is sometimes used as a laxative to relieve constipation in piles Indian gooseberry is an accepted hair tonic in traditional recipes for enriching hair growth and pigmentation. Indian gooseberry is used in various ways in Indian recipe.