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Alternative Names

Aamalaki, Amalaki, Amblabaum, Amla, Amla Berry, Aonla, Aovla, Arbre de Malacca, Arbre Myrobolan, Dhatriphala, Emblic, Emblic Myrobalan, Emblica, Groseille à Maquereau Indienne, Groseille Indienne, Groseillier de Ceylan, Grosella de la India, Indian-Gooseberry, Mirobalano, Myrobalan Emblic, Neli, Yu Gan Zi

Scientific Name

Phyllanthus Emblica

Why Do People Use Gooseberry?

Oral preparations of Phyllanthus emblica (Gooseberry), like gooseberry powder, are used for the treatment of atherosclerosis, lowering cholesterol, pancreatitis cancer, diabetes, eye problems, dyspepsia, diarrhea, joint pain, as organ restoration, dysentery, and as an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. It is also used for obesity.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Orally consumed gooseberry powder is thought to be safe to use in amounts commonly found in foods. Due to the lack of reliable and sufficient information, Gooseberry should be avoided in medicinal amounts. Avoid In Pregnancy and Lactation - Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should avoid the use of Gooseberry because there is scarce and unreliable information available in this regard.

How Effective Is Gooseberry?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Works?

The most effective part of Phyllanthus emblica is mainly the fruit, but the extracts obtained from this fruit have also been utilized in number of other ways. Initial studies recommend that juice and fruit of Gooseberry maybe effective in decreasing low-density lipoprotein (LDL), total serum cholesterol, phospholipids and triglycerides without influencing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and it may result in positive effects on atherosclerosis. Fruit juice of Gooseberry may also have anti-mutagenic, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity. Reports also suggest that Gooseberry extract may have anti-inflammatory effects.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Gooseberry?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Gooseberry Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Gooseberry?

There is no typical dosage for gooseberry fruit.


Gooseberry is a local deciduous fruit tree grown in the Middle East and India. Whereas, It has been utilized in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Reference to Gooseberry seems in an Ayurvedic medicine text in the 17th century.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Gooseberry Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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