Health benefits of Triphala
Posted Date: 26-Apr-2009
Dr Sachine (Eye Retina Surgeon)
This article describes about the health benefits of Ayurvedic mixture called as Triphala.
Ayurveda is an Indian method of treating diseases which is well known for years.
Triphala is a herb which is extremely useful. It is available as Triphala powder, capsules, etc. Behada, amla, harada are the 3 consituents of triphala.
Harada though bitter in tasting, its effects on body are very good.
Amalaki reduces pitta.
Haritaki helps to manage vata.
Bibhitaki reduces kapha.
Triphala is antioxidant rich (bioflavonoids). So it prevents harmful effehttp://www.indiastudychannel.com/experts/cts of free radicals.
Triphala is useful in
. Constipation and piles-
Due to purgative action, triphala is used for Colon Cleansing. Triphala churna is famous. It improves digestion. It enhances bile secretion. It has detoxifying action and removes waste from body.
. Atherosclerosis - Triphala reduces cholesterol.
Lipids-Enemy of health
. Cardiac disease like changing heart rate
. Treatment of Acidity and Peptic ulcers
. Respiratory infection like tuberculosis, pneumonia.
. To improve mental ability
. To improve concentration
. Male infertility
. Fibroid uterus
. Menstrual disorders - Dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, irregular menses
. Immunity enhancement as it contains high vitamin C.
. Triphala makes a healthy skin .
It is helpful in treating the various skin diseases. It delays ageing signs like dark circles and wrinkles. Triphala balances vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas.
. Helps in allergy disorders due to anti-allergy properties
. Hair loss is prevented.
When not to use triphala
Avoid during pregnancy as it can lead to abortion.
As its an ayurvedic product, there are no other major side effects.
How to get maximum benefit from Triphala?
Take it regularly either daily or 2-3 times a week.
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