English Name: Indian Gooseberry
Botanical Name : Emblica Officinalis
Parts Used : Dried Fruit, Ripe Fruit, Seed, Leaves, Root, Bark, Flowers
Ayurvedic Energetics :
Rasa (taste) : Sweet, Sour, Pungent, Bitter, Astringent
Virya (energy) : Cooling
Guna (quality) : Light, Dry
Srotas (channel) : Digestion, Elimination and Circulation
Doshas : VPK =
Dhatus : (tissues) : All tissues, mainly blood and muscles
Traditional Uses : Indian Gooseberry (Amlaki) is a mainstay in most Indian households. Since ancient times, it has been touted as one of the most potent and important herbal medicine to retard aging. It is commonly used in the treatment of burning sensations any where in the body. Even possessing the ability to treat anorexia conditions, constipation, urinary discharges, inflammatory bowels, cough, fever, thirst, hemorrhoids and blood toxicity conditions.
Dyspepsia, Peptic Ulcers, Acidity, Fever, Constipation, Liver Disorders, Hypercholesterolemia, Inflammation of Stomach & Intestine, Cleanses Mouth, Strengthens Teeth and Prevent Bleeding gums, General Debility, Worms, Painful Urination.
Contraindications: Toxicity, Cautions and Safety: No side effects have been noted so far.
Ayurvedic Study of Indian Gooseberry:
Clinical Research: Amlaki is one of the richest natural sources of vitamin C, containing up to 720mg/100mg of fresh pulp and 921mg of pressed juice which has approximately 20times the vitamin C content of an orange. It has been used very effectively for the treatment of peptic ulcers and also very successful in the treatment of scurvy.
Esoteric Uses: It is Sattwic (pure and superior) in quality and has highest regards for granting longevity as well as enhancing love and good fortune.
TCM Medical Actions : Heat Clearing, Detoxifying, Supports Wei Qi, Boosts Qi and Nourishes Blood.
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Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily after meals