Triphala has been used as traditional Ayurvedic medicine to treat numerous diseases. It gives relief to people who are suffering from stomach ailments, and dental cavities. It promotes longevity and overall health. According to Sanskrit Triphala means a mixture of three fruits in an equal ratio. Three ingredients used in the preparation of Triphala are,
- Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus Emblica)
Amla is one of the major fruit of Ayurvedic medicine. It aids in hair fall, constipation, diabetes, and inhibits the growth of cancer cells. Amla has a sour and sharp taste. Amla is rich in phenols, tannins, phyllembelic acid, curcuminoids, and emblicol. It also has a high amount of vitamin C, amino acids, and minerals.
- Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
Bibhitaki is used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat common problems like bacterial, and viral infections, inflammation, and diabetes. Bibhitaki has tannins, ellagic acid, gallic acid, lignans, and flavonoids that treat a wide range of medical disorders. Gallic acid and ellagic acid present in Bibhitaki enhance insulin secretion in the pancreatic cells and thus reduce high blood sugar.
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
Haritaki is known as the “king of medicines” which contains phytochemicals such as terpenes, polyphenols, anthocyanins, and flavonoids. It treats heart disease, asthma, constipation, ulcers, and stomach problems. They also possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Triphala is the best immunity booster that regulates proper blood circulation and helps in the absorption of various minerals which are important for maintaining health.
It is rich in Vitamin C so it prevents the signs of premature aging, such as graying of hair and wrinkles formation. It also prevents the formation of free radicals in the human body and has powerful antioxidant effects.
Nutritional values of Triphala
Triphala has multiple healthy compounds including carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, sodium, dietary fibers, gallic acid, chebulagic acid, and chebulinic acid.
Nutritional facts per 2.8 Grams of Triphala Churna are:
- Calories – 10g
- Total Fat – 3 g
- Calcium – 45mg
Triphala is an important ingredient for preparing facemasks, shampoos, eye drops, as well as fungal powders. It is more effective when you consume it internally before bed with a glass of warm water.
Health Benefits of Triphala
- Promotes Digestive Health
Triphala is the best booster for gastrointestinal functioning as it cleans the stomach, stimulates bowel movements, and gives relief. It also delivers essential nutrients to each and every part of the digestive tract.
A healthy colon improves the absorption of nutrients and minerals in the body and can prevent the occurrence of disease. If you suffer from constipation then have 2 teaspoons of Triphala powder with a glass full of warm water every night.
- Boosts Immunity
Triphala is rich in vitamin C, and also contains bioflavonoids to speed up the healing process. It boosts the immune system. Triphala helps in improving blood circulation, cleaning the gastric and digestive tract, and nourishing the body from within by providing the necessary nutrients and minerals.
- Weight Loss
Triphala is the major source of weight loss, this ayurvedic herb works by cleansing the digestive system and thus promotes healthy nutritional intake. It reduces your belly fat and induces the secretion of cholecystokinin and controls the satiety center.
- Stimulates Hair Growth and Treats Dandruff
Triphala can stimulate hair growth and lock moisture in the hair. Mix Triphala powder in water and apply it over the hair to enhance growth.
- Haritaki plays an important role in treating constipation and it also treats bone and cartilage degradation in Arthritis patients.
- Triphala also aids in acne, and pimple problems, and improves eyesight.
- Triphala removes toxic substances from the body with its detoxification property.
How to Consume
Mix 3 to 5 gms of Triphala powder in a cup of water, and boil the content for a few minutes. When the water gets warm, filter it and drink it twice a day before having food.
- Make a paste with Triphala powder, yogurt, and water. Apply this paste as a hair pack and then wash it to get healthy hair.
- For dandruff treatment mix 2 tablespoons of Triphala powder in 4-5 tablespoons of water and massage the paste gently onto the scalp. Wash it off after 20-30 minutes.
- Make a paste with Triphala powder, rose water, and coconut oil. Apply this paste as a face mask and then wash it to get acne-free skin.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without chemical interactions.