Amlaki is a naturally occurring herb that has been used in Ayurveda and traditional Indian healthcare for thousands of years.

Amlaki is known as a rasayana herb that enhances and restores the process of conservation, transformation and resurgence of the life force. It is one of the ingredients of the most famous Ayurvedic compound Triphala. Amlaki is also the chief ingredient in Chyvanprasha, one of the flagship formulas described in Ayurvedic text.

Botanical Name : Emblica Officinalis

Family : Euphorbiaceae

Taste : Five Tastes (Sour, Astringent, Sweet, Bitter and Pungent). It does not contain Salty taste.

Parts Used : Fruits


Properties : Amlaki has a cold potency and consuming it strengthens the body and reduces cravings and appetite. Amlaki increases the protein absorption in the body, which helps in boosting the metabolic rate. The high fiber and water content in Amlaki assist in healthy bowel movements and releasing of any unwanted toxins from the body.

  • Anti-oxidant
  • Immunomodulator
  • Hypoglycemic
  • Hypolipidemic
  • Hypotensive
  • Antacid
  • Tonic
  • Mild laxative

Amlaki Nutritional Facts:

What are the benefits of Amlaki ?

This will give an idea about the calcium and iron in amlaki along with the various other contents. Various nutrients available in one amlaki fruit:

  • Energy: 20 Cal
  • Proteins: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.8 g
  • Fibre: 1.2 g
  • Vitamin A: 3.2 mcg
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Vitamin C: 210 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Vitamin E: 0 mg
  • Folic acid: 0.1 mg
  • Calcium: 17.5 mg
  • Iron: 0.4 mg
  • Magnesium: 7 mg
  • Phosphorous: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.8 mg
  • Potassium: 78.8 mg
  • Zinc: 0 mg