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Triphala tablet is a natural laxative,non-habit forming and free from gastric irritation. It is prepared from an equal combination of the three myrobalans, namely Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bhibitaki (Terminalia belerica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis). The laxative action of Triphala is highly beneficial in promoting normal bowel movements. The rich content of tannin principles are mainly responsible for this effect. Triphala improves digestion by eliminating toxins from the intestinal tract. As a rasayana for colon health, it regulates functions of the colon, which is the key to health and well being.Triphala, besides being a natural laxative is a Natural Health Promoter!
Triphala is a traditional Ayurvedic formula that has been used as a healing remedy for over 1,000 years and is a staple in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Due to its many purported health benefits, Triphala has become increasingly popular around the world and is perhaps most well known for its use in general gastrointestinal health. Ayurvedic medicine uses Triphala as a pillar of gastrointestinal treatment; however, the complexity of the three rasayanas, or rejuvenative herbs, in the formulation allows for many applications. This herbal concoction comprises of three medicinal plants native to India that are effective in balancing all three doshas. Besides nourishing the mind and body and promoting longevity, Triphala is known to be especially helpful in rejuvenating the digestive tract and has a particular affinity for the colon—making it supportive of healthy elimination. It is known as a natural laxative and is free from gastric irritation. The laxative action of Triphala is helpful in promoting normal bowel movements. It is revered for its unique ability to help gently cleanse and detoxify the digestive tract, while replenishing, nourishing, and rejuvenating the tissues. Because it is mild, it can be taken for longer periods of time which will help in detoxifying the body on a deeper physiological level. Triphala is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral abilities, and is one of the prescriptions by Ayurvedic practitioners for a wide variety of ailments. These include helping strengthen the immune system and promoting oral health. As a rasayana for colon health, it helps to regulate functions of the colon, which are key to health and well being. Besides being a natural laxative, Triphala is a natural health promoter, and helps to improve digestion by eliminating toxins from the intestinal tract.
Triphala is prepared from an equal combination of the three myrobalans, namely Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bhibitaki (Terminalia belerica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis). Each Triphala Tablet consists of:
PRESENTATION: 100 Tablets pack in plastic container.
Amla (Emblica officinalis): Has a cooling effect that manages pitta, supporting the natural functions of the liver and the immune system.
More commonly known as Indian gooseberry, amla is one of the oldest edible fruits known to India and plays an important role in Ayurvedic medicine. Because of its sour, sharp taste and fibrous texture, the berries are often pickled, soaked in sugar syrup or cooked into dishes to increase palatability. Indian gooseberry and its extract are used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat symptoms like constipation and also used in cancer prevention. Indian gooseberries are very nutritious and high in vitamin C, amino acids and minerals and also contain powerful plant compounds like phenols, tannins, phyllembelic acid, rutin, curcuminoids and emblicol.
Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica): Is particularly good for kapha, supporting the respiratory system as well as kapha accumulations in all systems.
Terminalia bellirica is a large tree that commonly grows in Southeast Asia. Known as Bibhitaki in Ayurvedic medicine, the fruit of the tree is used as a treatment for common ailments like bacterial and viral infections. Bibhitaki contains tannins, ellagic acid, gallic acid, lignans and flavones, along with many other powerful plant compounds that are thought to be responsible for its medicinal qualities. This potent herbal remedy has a variety of uses and may help treat a wide array of medical issues but in particular, Bibhitaki has been researched for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula): Even though it is heating by nature, it is still good for all three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) and is commonly known for its “scraping” effect, which removes toxins and helps maintain healthy levels of weight.
Terminalia chebula is a medicinal tree that grows throughout the Middle East, India, China and Thailand. This plant is known as “Haritaki” in Ayurveda, where the small, green fruit of the Terminalia chebula tree is used as medicine and is one of the main components of Triphala. It is held is such high esteem in Ayurveda that it is often referred to as the “king of medicines’ and has been used since ancient times as a remedy for a number of conditions, including heart disease, asthma, ulcers and stomach ailments. Haritaki contains phytochemicals such as terpenes, polyphenols, anthocyanins and flavonoids, all of which have powerful health benefits.
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 making it a powerful antioxidant, which helps in protecting cells from the damaging effects of free radicals.
When the bacteria in your gut is out of balance, your body is unable to digest food thoroughly which can lead to serious digestive conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), small bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), constipation, and leaky gut syndrome. Constipation is a very common digestive problem and is defined as having hard, dry bowel movements, or going fewer than three times a week. The main symptoms of constipation are increased difficulty and straining when passing stools. Other symptoms include:
Tens of billions of microbes in your digestive tract are the master puppeteers of your health making it imperative to keep your gut ecosystem healthy and thriving. Constipation happens when the colon absorbs too much water from the food that is in the colon. The slower the food moves through the digestive tract, the more water the colon will absorb from it. Consequently, the feces become dry and hard. When this happens, emptying the bowels can become very painful. This can occur if the muscles in the colon are contracting slowly or poorly, causing the stool to move too slowly and lose more water. Some common causes leading to constipation include:
Diseases that can cause constipation include neurological disorders, such as Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, stroke, or multiple sclerosis; metabolic and endocrine disorders, such as hypothyroidism, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease; bowel cancer; and diverticulitis. A number of systemic conditions, like scleroderma, can also cause constipation. In addition, intestinal obstructions, caused by scar tissue (adhesions) from past surgery or strictures of the colon or rectum, can compress, squeeze, or narrow the intestine and rectum, causing constipation.
Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems, developed more than 3,000 years ago. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit, and its main goal is to promote good health, not fight disease. In Ayurveda there are three significant qualities, called dosas - vata, pitta, and kapha - each having specific impact on bodily functions. Ayurveda classifies constipation as a vatic disorder, because vata (air/Ether) governs movement and elimination (as well as the nervous system). Any Vata disturbance will cause increased dryness in the body which, in turn, can dry out the wastes (including faeces). Therefore, anything that aggravates this dosha—stress, tension, travel, dehydration, cold wind, exhaustion, or dry, cold, rough foods—can make your constipation worse.
1 to 2 tablet twice daily or as directed by the physician.
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