Triphala Churna is one of the most widely used Ayurvedic Detox Supplement. Like the name indicates (Triphala means three fruits) it is a mixture comprising equal parts of three fruits (without seeds): Amla (Indian Gooseberry – Phyllanthus Emblica), Bibhitaki (Bastard Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica) and Haritaki (Yellow Myrobalan -Terminalia chebula). Today researches have seperated several potent agents that are highly beneficial to the human body from these fruits.
This supplement is a mild laxative, it helps in cleaning the entire digestive system. It is a proven detoxifier and is a powerful blood cleanser. In addition to these benefits the herbs are also highly nutritious, Amla has the highest amount of vitamin c among all conventional fruits. There is a famous saying in India which when translated means “You do not have a mother? Don’t worry, as long as you have Triphala in your life!”.
Current studies have proved that this herb is also good for treating cancer and can be used as a complementary treatment for conventional cancer treatments. It have high levels of anti-oxidants and can be used to treat anxiety and stress disorders.
Benefits of Triphala Churna
1) Amla (Phyllanthus Emblica)
This fruit is truly God given and is considered divine in the Indian subcontinent. Learn more about it here.
2) Vibhitaki (Terminalia Bellirica)
- It is the blood purifier and controls issues like haemorrhages.
- Internal body cleanser and removes toxins and harmful fat.
- Anti-viral and anti-bacterial agent
- It improves eyesight.
- Strengthens the root hair and prevents premature greying of hair.
3. Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula)
It is a very special herb, in ayurveda taste of the herb plays a vital role in deciding the nature of the herb. this herb has all six tastes, being sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent . Hence it brings the entire body to a balance.
- It makes a sluggish digestive system more powerful.
- It cures anemia
- It cures digestive disorder and gall stone issues.
- It cures piles.
Precautions: It is a good weight loss supplement hence should not be consumed by people who are underweight. It is also a mild laxative and should not be consumed by people with Diarrhea. Pregnant women should avoid it.