Triphala is a well-recognized Indian polyherbal medicine consisting of dried fruits of the three plant species Amlaki (Emblica officinalis), Hareetaki (Terminalia bellerica) and Bibhitaki (Terminalia chebula) in equal proportions. It is classified as a Tridoshic Rasayana in Ayurvedic medicine as it promotes longevity and rejuvenation in patients of all constitutions and ages.
• Anti – Inflammatory
• Aids weight loss (belly fat)
• Natural laxative
• Resolves dental issues
• Promotes oral health
• Skin protectant
• Improves eyesight
• Protects against certain cancers
It is used in the following conditions:
8. Cough & Pneumonia
9. Flatulence & Abdominal distension
10. Periodontal diseases like Pyorrhea, Gingivitis
11. Dental Caries
12. Oral Ulcers
14. Cold-induced Stress
16. Inflammatory Eye diseases like Conjunctivitis
18. Hyperpigmentation & Skin Ageing
19. Hair fall & Greying of Hair
20. Skin infections
• As a Rasayana: 500 mg – 01 gm daily in the morning, empty stomach for better absorption or as advised by the physician.
• Children & Geriatric: Under the direction of experienced Vaidyas for oral use, depending on the disease.
• Adults: 03 to 06 grams per day in divided doses or as advised by the physician.
• Pregnancy & Lactation: only under the direction of experienced Vaidyas.
Triphala in natural form is considered safe. But large doses of it can cause digestive symptoms like diarrhoea. Hence, starting with a small amount is always good.
CONTRAINDICATIONS DRUG INTERACTIONS:
2. Abdominal tenderness
1. Triphala inhibits Cytochrome P450 potential
2. Decreases effect of Anti-clotting drugs like Warfarin
3. Chronic medicines for Diabetes, Hypertension, Depression etc.