Phyllanthus emblica, also known as emblic, emblic myrobalan, myrobalan, Indian gooseberry, Malacca tree, or amla from Sanskrit amalaki.
Supplements made from this fruit have many potential benefits, including anti-aging, cancer prevention, heartburn reduction, and heart-health effects.
As one of the three ingredients in Triphala, Amalaki is a potent rejuvenator that nourishes the dhatus, or the body’s tissues, and gently removes toxins from the body.
The high tannin content of Indian gooseberry fruit serves as a mordant for fixing dyes in fabrics.
Indian gooseberry, is an important medicinal plant in the traditional Indian system of Ayurvedic medicine.
The fruits are a rich source of vitamin C and are of dietary and culinary use in India.