Indian Gooseberry

The tree is small to medium in size, reaching 8 to 18 m in height, with a crooked trunk and spreading branches. The fruit is nearly spherical, light greenish yellow, quite smooth and hard on appearance

Botanical Name - Phyllanthus emblica

Common Name - amla

Additional Info

Amla is one of the most is herbs in the Indian traditional medicine system, Ayurveda. Amlas traditional uses include as a laxative, eye wash, appetite stimulant, restorative tonic, and to treat anorexia, indigestion, diarrhea, anemia, and jaundice. Amla is becoming increasingly well known for its unusually high levels of Vitamin C, which is resistant to storage and heat damage due to cooking.