Amalaki Emblica officinalis Ayurvedic Medicine of Raktapitta Amlapitta Prameha

Amalaki  Emblica officinalisANTI DYSP 10 240,10;MG. Read more ... »  (Fam. Euphorbiaceae), AyurvedaAyurveda Drugs JYOTISHMATI Celastrus panniculatus that Specifically work on the Central Nervous System. Read more ... » Drug

small or medium sized tree, found in mixed deciduous forests, ascending to 1300 m on hills and cultivated in gardens and homeyards.

 

     

LATIN NAME —

Family —

  • Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMS Amalaki  Emblica officinalisANTI DYSP 10 240,10;MG. Read more ... »

  • Sanskrit    :    Amalaka, Amtaphala, Dhatr¢phala
  • Assamese    :    Amlaku, Amlakhi, Amlakhu
  • Bengali    :    Amla, Dhatri
  • English    :    Emblic Myrobalan
  • Marathi    :    Anvala, Avalkathi
  • Oriya       :    Anala, Ainla
  • Punjabi    :    Aula, Amla
  • Tamil       :    Nellikkai, Nelli
  • Telugu      :    Usirika
  • Urdu        :    Amla, Amlaj
  • Gujrati      :    Ambala, Amala
  • Hindi        :    Amla, Aonla
  • Kannada    :    Nellikayi
  • Kashmiri    :    Embali, Amli
  • Malayalam    :    Nellikka

 

DESCRIPTION  and PLACES OF ORIGIN of Amalaki  Emblica officinalisANTI DYSP 10 240,10;MG. Read more ... »

 

  • small or medium sized tree, found in mixed deciduous forests,
  • ascending to 1300 m on hills and cultivated in gardens and homeyards.
  • Fruit, globose, 2.5-3.5 cm in diameter, fleshy, smooth with six prominant lines; greenish when tender, changing to light yellowish or pinkish colour when mature,
  • with a few dark specks: taste, sour and astringent followed by delicately sweet taste.
  • Transverse section of mature fruit shows an
  • epicarp consisting of single layer of epidermis and 2-4 layers of hypodermis; epidermal cell, tabular In shape, covered externally with a thick cuticle and appear in surface view as polygonal; hypodermal cells tangentially elongated, thick-walled, smaller in dimension than epidermal cells;
  • mesocarp consisting of xylem and phloem; xylem composed of tracheal elements, fibre tracheids and xylem fibres; tracheal elements show reticulate scalariform and spiral thickenings; xylem fibres elongated with narrow lumen and pointed end;
  • mesocarp forms bulk of fruit, consisting of thin-walled parenchymatous cells with intercellular spaces, peripheral 6-9 layers smaller, ovoid or tangentially elongated while rest of cells larger in size, isodiametric and radially elongated; several collateral fibrovascular bundles scattered throughout
  • mesocarp contains large aggregates of numerous irregular silica crystals.

 

CONSTITUENTS  –

  • Ascorbic acid and tannins

PROPERTIES AND ACTION and GUNA —

Rasa         :

  • Amla, Kashya, Madhura, Tikta, Katu

Guna         :

  • Rksha, Laghu

Virya     :

  • ticta

Vipaka     :

  • Madhura

 

Function or Karma        :

  • Tridoshar,
  • Virya,
  • Rasayana,
  • Cakshsuya

 

IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS  –

  • Cyavanaprasa

THERAPEUTIC USES Amalaki  Emblica officinalisANTI DYSP 10 240,10;MG. Read more ... »

  • Raktapitta,
  • Amlapitta,
  • Prameha,
  • Daha

 

AyurvedaAyurveda Drugs JYOTISHMATI Celastrus panniculatus that Specifically work on the Central Nervous System. Read more ... » DOSE  Amalaki  Emblica officinalisANTI DYSP 10 240,10;MG. Read more ... » –

  • 10-20 g of the drug 5-10 ml of fresh juice