The Emblic (Phyllanthus emblica L.)

  title={The Emblic (Phyllanthus emblica L.)},
  author={Julia Morton},
  journal={Economic Botany},
The emblic is native to tropical southeastern Asia where the fruit is esteemed both fresh and preserved. It is valued as an antiscorbutic and for treating digestive and other disorders. Since the emblic has a highly stable ascorbic acid content, it is considered effective even when dried, powdered, or prepared in the form of candies or tablets. Scientific and industrial institutions in India are developing new products and improved methods of processing this fruit; while Indian horticulturists… CONTINUE READING
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