AMALAKÌ (Dried fruit)

 

Amalak¢ consists of pericarp of dried mature fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. Syn. Phyllanthus emblica Linn. (Fam. Euphorbiaceae); mostly collected in winter season after ripening and in Kashmir in summer, a small or medium sized tree, found both in natural state in mixed deciduous forests of the country ascending to 1300 m on hills; cultivated in gardens, home yards or grown as a road side tree.

SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Am¤taphala, Amalaka, Dhatriphala
  • Assamese : Amlakhi, Amlakhu, Amlaku
  • Bengali : Amla, Dhatri
  • English : Emblic Myrobalan
  • Gujrati : Ambala, Amala
  • Hindi : Amla, Aonla
  • Kannada : Nellikayi, Bela nelli, pottadenollikayi
  • Kashmiri : Amli, Embali
  • Malayalam : Nellikka
  • Marathi : Anvala, Avalkathi
  • Oriya : Ainla, Anala
  • Punjabi : Aula, amla
  • Tamil : Nellikkai, nelli
  • Telugu : Usirika
  • Urdu : Amla, Amlaj

PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Madhura, Amla, Katu, Tikta, Kashaya
  • Guna : Laghu, Ruksha
  • Virya : Sheeta
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  • Karma : Chkshusya, Rasayana, Tridoshajit, Vrishya

IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS -  Dhatri Lauha, Dhatryadi Ghrita,Triphala churna.

THERAPEUTIC USES - Raktapitta, Amlapitta, Premeha, Daha

DOSE - 3-6 g of the drug in powder form.

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  • PUBLISHED DATE : Nov 19, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Janardan Panday
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Nov 19, 2015

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