Amla Extract Market Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2014 - 2020
Oct 15, 2014 | Chemicals & Materials | FMI
Amla extract is derived from the plant species known as Emblica officinalis. Amla or Indian gooseberry is an indigenous fruit to the Indian subcontinent. Emblica officinalis is grown commercially in many regions of the world due to rise in demand for amla extract. The amla fruit contains a high amount of salt, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorous, calcium, other vitamins, and amino acids.Primarily, amla extractsare available in the form of powder and pulp.It is primarily used to manufacture ayurvedic medicines for cognitive effects, as anti-oxidants, in ulcer and diabetes prevention, and has anti-inflammatory benefits as well. In addition, amla is used to manufacture various beauty products and health foods. Amla is particularly effective forhair treatment,to prevent hair loss and to enhancetexture.
Amla extract can be segmented on the basis of its medicinal use to cure various diseases. The segmentation can also be done on the basis of its application in the medicinal field,as Amla extractsare used for issues related to heart health, diabetes, radiation protection, skin andcollagen, blood vessel health, and others.Growing recognition of alternate medicines, health foods, and herbal products is increasing thedemand for amla. On the basis of geography, the market is segmented into Western Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America, Latin America, and Rest of the world (RoW). RoW consists of the Middle East, South Africa, and other small yet important regions.
Various herbal medicine manufacturing companies are formulating amla extracts to provide novel dietary supplements in the form of herbal tea and powders, etc. Effective production, processing, and marketing of amla extracts is expected to boost the market size during the forecast period. Biomax, Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd., NutraGenesis, and Archerchem are some players in this market.