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Health Q: What is Triphala and its benefit(s)?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 02 Nov '12 01:23 pm
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Triphala churna is a mild laxative, which cleanses and tonifies the gastro-intestinal tract. It is made from the three most important herbs in Ayurveda : Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Chebulic myrobalan), and Bhibitaki (Beleric myrobalan). Triphala is known as a cleaning agent, including a blood cleanser. The herb also has a high nutritional value, including high levels of vitamin C. Because of its high vitamin content,
Answered by LIPSIKA, 02 Nov '12 01:33 pm

 
  
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Triphala is an herbal formulation that is used widely in Ayurvedic medicine for a variety of health-promoting purposes. It consists of the fruits of three medicinal plants, Emblica officinalis, Terminalia chebula and Terminalia belerica emblica officinalis, which are native to the Middle East. The fruits are dried and powdered and used in equal parts to make the triphala formulation. Consult with your physician before taking triphala.

Triphala is used by Ayurvedic medical practitioners to treat anemia, asthma, constipation, chronic ulcers, diarrhea, fevers, inflammation, jaundice and obesity. In addition, triphala has immunomodulatory properties, meaning it helps to modify the immune response by either augmenting or reducing the ability of the immune system to produce antibodies. Allergies are a result of an overactive immune system that mistakes benign substances as harmful and produces antibodies to attack th ...more
Answered by Psycho, 02 Nov '12 01:25 pm

 
  
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Very good for the stomach. It keeps the stomach cool and helps in digestion and clearing of bowels.
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Answered by ranjan mitra, 02 Nov '12 09:30 pm

 
  
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Triphala----I heard about that. If you have some sample please give me I will experiment and tell you.
Answered by Mr Clown, 02 Nov '12 01:51 pm

 
  
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Donot know exactly !
Answered by Vilas Deshpande, 02 Nov '12 01:40 pm

 
  
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