Indian gooseberry

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Indian gooseberry

n.
A tree (Phyllanthus emblica) of subtropical South and Southeast Asia bearing small round sour fruits divided by vertical lines into six to eight segments, valued in Ayurvedic medicine and as an ingredient in various condiments. Also called amla, emblic.
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Triphala, meaning "three fruits," is a traditional herbal formulation composed of 3 native fruits to India: amalaki (Emblica officinalis), bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica), and haritaki (Terminalia chebula).
Triphala because of its Haritaki fruit, Amalaki fruit and VIbhitaki fruit components has wide Gm +ve and Gm -ve antibacterial activity and antifungal activity as studied by Inamdar et al, Vinayaga Morthy (1982), Sujata et al (1989).
Rhodiola, an adaptogenic herb linked to longevity, helps firm and reenergize skin while Amalaki Complex, known as the "fruit of immortality," helps restore skin's youthful ability to bounce-back from age-related wear and tear.
Ashwagandha (stress, fatigue) Boseweilla (joint conditions) Guggul (reduce bad cholesterol) Gymnema (reduce sugar cravings) Garcinia (weight loss) Neem (skin care) Turmeric (anti-inflammatory) Holy Basil (anti-inflammatory) Triphala (laxative) Amalaki (imune support)
English names: Indian Goosbery, Emblic Myrobalan; Sanskrit names: Amalaki, Dhatriphala; Hindi names: Amla, Aovla), used traditionally in Ayurvedic medicine.
one cup hot spiced cow's milk with one teaspoon ghee before bed (use spices according to your doshas); or, a little amalaki is okay, especially if high pitta or rata and pitta provoked
The Kapha Dosha Amalaki Mint Shampoo & Conditioner, pounds 3.