Botanical Name Phyllanthus niruri
Family Euphorbiaceae
Origin India
Description Bhumi Amalaki is a small herbaceous annual plant that grows up to 60 cm in height. It has small green flowers and tiny fruits that contain seeds. The leaves are small, green, and oblong in shape.
Parts Used The whole plant is used for medicinal purposes, but the leaves and fruits are commonly used.
Dose The recommended dose varies based on the condition being treated and the individual’s age and health. It is best to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for guidance on proper dosing.

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Bhumi Amalaki is used in several Ayurvedic formulations, including Chyawanprash and Triphala.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya) The plant does not have any specific antidote mentioned in Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Properties GUNA (Quality): Laghu (Light) and Ruksha (Dry)
RASA (Taste): Kashaya (Astringent) and Tikta (Bitter)
VIPAK (Metabolism): Katu (Pungent)
VIRYA (Potency): Ushna (Hot)
PRABHAV (Impact): Tridosha hara (Balances all three doshas)
Other Names Sanskrit: Bhumyamalaki, Bahupatra
Hindi: Jangli amli, Jaramla
Assamese: Bhui-amla, Bhui-amlakhi
Bengali: Bhui amlaki, Jangli amlaki
Kannada: Adike patre, Nela nelli
Malayalam: Kizhanaari
Manipuri: Phyllanthus niruri
Marathi: Bahuparni
Oriya: Bhuin amlaki
Telugu: Nelausiri


Distribution Bhumi Amalaki is native to India but can also be found in other tropical and subtropical regions around the world.
Pharmacognosy The plant has several pharmacological properties such as hepatoprotective, antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant.
Bhumi Amalaki is easily propagated by seeds. It grows well in well-drained soil and requires full sun exposure. The plant can also grow in rocky areas.
Physical Constituents The plant contains vitamins A, B, and C, as well as calcium, iron, and phosphorus.
Chemical Constituents Bhumi Amalaki contains several phytochemicals, including alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, and lignans.


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