Amla (Emblica officinalis) also known as Phyllanthus emblica, emblic, emblic myrobalan, myrobalan, Indian gooseberry, Malacca tree, or amalaki (Sanskrit) is a deciduous tree of the family Phyllanthaceae. It produces edible Amla fruit, and has many traditional cultural uses including medicinal and culinary.
Without a doubt Amla is a superfood due to a very high vitamin C content and other benefits.
Amla is a major ingredient in the well-known cornerstone Ayurvedic preparation called Triphala (meaning 3 fruits). Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), and Haritaki (Terminalia chebula).