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Botanical Name Emblica officinalis
Family Phyllanthaceae
Origin India
Description Amla is a medium-sized deciduous tree that grows up to 8-18 meters in height. The leaves are simple, light green, and narrowly linear. The flowers are greenish-yellow, and the fruits are spherical, light green, and smooth with a hard seed inside.
Parts Used The fruit, leaves, bark, and seeds are all used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Dose The recommended dose of Amla varies depending on the form in which it is consumed.