Amla Berry, Powder (Phyllanthus emblica)
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Botanical Name: Phyllanthus emblica
Common Names: Indian Gooseberry, Amalaki
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Amla, or Indian gooseberry, is the fruit of a small to medium-sized deciduous tree native to India. The berries are greenish yellow with a fibrous inner texture. Harvested in autumn by hand, they have a sour, bitter, and astringent taste. In Hinduism, the amla tree is considered sacred to the goddess Lakshmi. A much-beloved staple of traditional Ayurvedic medicine, amla is considered a cooling pitta herb. The high tannin content also makes amla an excellent fixative for dyes, leading to its frequent incorporation into inks. Our amla powder is milled from dried fruit (seeds removed).
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