Scientific Name: Phyllanthus amarus
Seed Shape: Trigonous
Seed Size: 0.5-1.2 mm wide with transverse ridges
Seed Colour: Yellow
Usage: For germination
Packing: In plastic bag
Seed availability: Throughout the year
Botanical Name: Phyllanthus amarus
English Name: Country gooseberry, Chamber bitter
Hindi Name: Jangli-amla, Hazardana, Jar-amala, Bhuamlaki, Bahupatri
Propagation: By seeds
Leaves: Hepatoprotective, Anti-viral, Anti-cancer, Anti-diabetic, Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory.
Bhumi amla is a wonder herb found growing as a weed of rainy season in India. The plant is found to grow sufficiently in many parts of country like Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Sikkim as a weed.
It is a tropical annual herb which grows 50-70 cm high. Hence of Amla like appearance and short height, it is called as Bhumi Amla. Because of its low harvest in the climatic situation, it has to go through the shortage.
Bhumi amla has power to clear aggravated pacaka pitta benefits, digestive disorders with hyperacidity, inflammation and dysentery. Bhumi amla can also be applied externally to get relief from skin heat, swelling and itching.
In case of impaired immune disorders, especially viral conditions such as myalgic, flu and herpes bhumi amla is a best medicine. Bhumi amla will help in decrease the amount of hepatitis B virus found in the blood stream.
The seeds of bhumi amla is used in the treatment of ulcers, wounds, scabies and ringworms. Leaves and stem of bhumi amla contains alkaloid-phyllanthoside with strong antispasmodic activity hence it helps in spasms.