Indian Gooseberry


Amla:An Ancient Super Berry Emerges from India

By Michael Ash

The most revered medicinal berry in the entire subcontinent of India—Amla berry, or Emblica officinalis—is said to come from the first tree to appear on earth, manifested out of the tears of Brahma while he was meditating. Folk tales often have a ring of truth, and this extraordinary legend could be seen as a way of conveying the remarkably ...

Top 8 Benefits of Amla with Supporting Research

By Jim Dillan

Amla is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine with an incredible list of health benefits. A whole book could be written on all of the potentially beneficial uses of the Indian gooseberry, also known as amalaki and amla berry.

Amla: The Next Weapon Against Heart Disease?

By Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO

E officinalis (P emblica), popularly known as Indian gooseberry, amalika, or amla, is a traditional rasayana herb used in Ayurvedic medicine. Rasayana literally means “the path of juice” or “juice incorporate,”1 but the best translation is encompassed in the concept of rejuvenation. Rasayana herbal medicines, through combinations as well...

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