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Emblic Myrobalan or Amla

English Name:- Emblic Myrobalan.

Botanical Name:- Emblica officinalis


Parts- Used:- Fruits and Seeds.

Habit:- A medium sized tree, leaves small looking like tamarindus leaves, Flowers unisexual creamish yellow & small.

Taste:- Sour, Astringent, Sweet.

Chemical Constituents:- Fruit Contains: Protein, Fats, Fibres, Carbohydrates, Vitamin-C, Nicotinic acid, Tannins; Afterdying it contains Gallic acid, Ellagic acid and Flavin & Glucose, Seeds contains- Linolenic acid and Oleic acid.

Actions:- Tonic, Diuretic, Astringent, Cooling, Antifungal, Laxative, Liver tonic.

Used In:- Haemorrhage, Diabetes, Polyuria, Headache,  Hysteria, Jaundice, Eczema, Disuria, Piles, Diarrhea, Cold, Menorrhagia, Scurvy. 

Main Usages Of Emblic Myrobalan

  • It is reputed as a powerful rejuvenating herb containing highest vitamin c, 20 times more than orange juice.
  • It helps proper functioning of liver, spleen, pancreas, heart and lungs.
  • It cures anemia , jaundice, hemorrhage, asthma, bronchitis and insomnia.
  • It eliminates toxic effects of lead, aluminum and nickel.
  • It is a cooling and digesting agent.
  • It nourishes all the parts of the body lower cholesterol and strengthens heart muscles.
  • It is a good remedy for fever and treats menstrual cramps.
  • It treats menstrual cramps and promotes hair growth.
  • It promotes hair growth and checks ageing.
  • It improves eye sight and reduces blood sugar.   
  • It increases immunity and contains 46% vitamin C , 6% vitamin A and 4% vitamin 6.
  • It contains minerals like magnesium, potassium, copper and phosphorus.

Specific Medicines



Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs provided on the site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. Every attempt has been made for accuracy but none is guaranteed. Many traditional uses and properties of this herb have not been validated by the FDA. If you have any serious health concern you should consult with your health care practitioner before self administering this herb.

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