Also known as Three Fruits, Haritaki, Amalaki and Bibhitaki combine to make the Ayurvedic preparation called Triphala. There are numerous benefits to Triphala and it is one of the most well-known Ayurvedic medicines. In the photo is our homemade Triphala Guggulu as well as Triphala powder.
Benefits 💫 of Triphala.
Great for detoxification, particularly for the colon and GI tract. High in antioxidants which assists in optimising digestion and absorption. Triphala also assists in healthy weight loss and maintenance.
Triphala Guggulu has a lekhana action, which is a scraping action to remove toxins and excess fatty tissue. It is used as a blood 🩸 purifier, treats anal fistula and hemorrhoids and assists in alleviating obstructions in the bodily channels. In addition to Amalaki, Bibhitaki and Haritaki, Pippali and Shuddha Guggulu are the other herbs used in this formulation.
Ways to use Triphala:
Triphala Mouth 🦷 Wash – Great for treating dental plaque, gingivitis, mouth ulcers. Take 4 gm of Triphala powder and boil it in one litre (about 4 cups) of water until it is reduced to 250 mL (1 cup). When it cools, filter it with a strainer and keep this preparation in a clean, sterilized bottle. Use 20-50 ml (2-3 Tbsp) of this decoction as a mouthwash.
Triphala powder massage – Triphala powder is often used during Udvarthanam, dry powder massage. It is great for those experiencing weight gain or obesity, skin problems and fungal infections. This treatment is fantastic for weight loss.
Triphala for the Eyes 👀 – The Vitamin C content of Triphala acts on a deeply rejuvenate level, helping to enhance Alochaka Pitta, which is one of the sub-doshas of Pitta that governs eyesight. You can use Triphala to make an eye wash to cleanse and nourish the eyes. We will post within the next few weeks about how to make your own Triphala eye wash at home.
Triphala is great for both detoxification and rejuvenation. Although small amounts of Triphala are generally safe in short term duration for most people, it is best to speak to a practitioner regarding your use.
𝘗𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘤𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘮𝘴 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘎𝘈. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘨𝘯𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯 𝘈𝘺𝘶𝘳𝘷𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘤 𝘱𝘩𝘺𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘯. 𝘞𝘦 𝘥𝘰 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘨𝘶𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘶𝘮𝘦 𝘯𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘨𝘢𝘭 𝘭𝘪𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺, 𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘴.
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