Scientific Name: Phyllanthus emblica
Common Names: Indian gooseberry
Part Used: Fruit
Habitat: Amla is native to India
Amla is often used in the Ayurvedic medicine system of India. It is rich in vitamin C and also contains many other vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Amla is often used to treat inflammation of the joints, fevers, urinary tract infections and to control blood sugar. It is high in fiber and may be helpful in treating constipation.