Unani Name

Aamla/ Aaonwala/ Amlaj       

Common Name

Emblic, Emblic Myrobalan, Indian gooseberry

Temperament of the Drug

(Cold 2° and Dry 2°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Phyllanthus emblica Linn. Syn.: Emblica officinalis Gaertn.

Parts used

Fruit, Seeds, Leaves, Root, Bark and Flowers

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

Anti-inflammatory, Digestive, Anti pyretic, Laxative, stimulate hair growth, Blood purifier, Cardio tonic, Intellect enhancer,  Rich source of Vitamin - C, Cough and cold, Diabetes, constipation, hyper acidity, mouth ulcers and asthma. Aamla relieve stress and therefore useful in treating sleep disorders like insomnia.

Important Formulations

Anoshdaru, Itrifal Deedan, Itrifal Fauladi, Itrifal Ghudaddi, Itrifal Kabir, Itrifal Kishmish, Itrifal Mulayyin, Itrifal Mundi, Itrifal Muqawwi Dimagh, Itrifal Muqil, Itrifal Saghir, Itrifal Sanai, Itrifal Shahtara, Itrifal Ustukhudus, Itrifal Zamani, Jawarish Amla, Jawarish Shahi, Safuf Hazim, Habb-e Pechis etc.


Fruit- 3- 5 gms.




  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Jan 13, 2016


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