Literally meaning "three fruits," triphala is a traditional herbal formulation consisting of three fruits native to the Indian subcontinent Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki, (Terminalia belerica) and Haritaki (Terminalia chebula). Also known as "triphala churna," it is one of the most popular formulas in Ayurveda and has many health benefits for all three of Ayurveda's dosha constitutions.
Benefits of Triphala:
Triphala is most commonly known for its use as a gentle bowel tonic, being helpful in digestion, and supporting regular bowel movements. The combination of the three fruits has a synergistic effect to bolster many other systems as well. In addition to the GI tract, Ayurveda uses triphala churna to support healthy respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, reproductive, and nervous systems. Triphala has also been shown to be a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from the damaging effects of free radicals.effects.
Direction For Use (Oral):