Amla is an herb from India known as Indian Gooseberry. It is great as a nutritive tonic, purifies the blood, and aids mucous membranes. One of these small fruits has as much Vitamin C as 20 oranges.
It is said to have all six flavors, however, sour is the strongest. Amla supports healthy brain function, constipation, urinary problems, and anxiety. It can also help balance blood sugars, and supports healthy liver function.
The list goes on to the things this tart plant can offer. The high amount of Vitamin C aids the body in times of stress helping the immune system which suffers when stress is high.