Triphala benefits in boosting immunity, digestion and prevents viral and bacterial infections.
Triphala means the “three fruits” is an Ayurvedic herb, and consist of three very beneficial ingredients and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
The ingredients are bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica), amalaki (Emblica officinalis), and haritaki (Terminalia chebula described in Caraka Samhita, one of the main texts of Ayurveda, as the remover of disease) and positively impact the body’s all three doshas. Triphala is also known as Triphala churana (powder).
It’s helps in maintaining bowel health and aid digestion. As an antioxidant, it’s detoxify the body and support the immune system. Triphala churna is also beneficial in supporting respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, reproductive, and nervous systems.
Not only Triphala is very high in antioxidants but also it is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral abilities, and it’s prescribed by Ayurvedic doctors for a various health issues such as strengthening the immune system, promoting dental health, and treating fatigue, pneumonia, cancer, tuberculosis TB and even AIDS.
Triphala is suggested to be taken right before bed with a large glass of warm water. It can also taken as a tea.
Triphala prevents Viral And bacterial Infections and in addition has anti-allergic properties.
Triphala-extract mouth rinse can be effective at reducing plaque and gingivitis besides effective in preventing cavities and bleeding gums.
Triphala is rich in vitamin C, which is a very good for the immune system and a potent antioxidant.
It is also rich in bioflavonoids which aid in speed healing in certain cases. Triphala helps in cleaning the gastric and digestive tract, improving blood circulation. Triphala helps boost the body’s immunity and nourishes and rejuvenates the body tissues.
Triphala prevents fat storage, burns the fat taken with your food and helps in weight loss and removing belly fat.
Triphala can help reduce blood glucose levels.
Triphala Reduces Inflammation
Triphala helps in reducing internal and external inflammation, which one might have due to poor immunity or lack of nutrients in the body.
A clinical trial was done with triphala on 34 people with constipation. Participants showed improvement in bowel movement frequency, and symptoms associated with constipation.
Triphala stimulates Hair Growth and treats dandruff
Vasaka beneficial for treating asthma and cough
Side effects of Triphla
This herb is considered safe for most conditions as it helps in all three doshas except use in case of babies, the elderly, and women who are pregnant where doctors suggestion must be taken into account.
Triphala helps healthy bowl elimination and in some cases it may lead to loose motions or diarrhea.
Triphala is available in both powder and tablet form. Ideally it is best to buy three fruits and make the Triphala powder in home, however, nowadays many corporate organizations are also selling these products and they can also be bought from internet.