OVERVIEW: Triphala powder is made of a blend of equal parts of
Amlaki (Emblica officinalis)
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and
Bibhitaki (Terminalia Bellirica)
‘Triphala’ is an age old commonly used Ayurvedic powdered preparation in Indian systems of medicine. This well known formulation is made by combining Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Emblica officinalis, in equal proportions based on the observation of Ayurvedic Formulary of India (AFI).
INTRODUCTION: Triphala has been described in the ancient Ayurvedic text as a Tridoshic Rasayana. A therapeutic agent with balancing and rejuvenating effects on the three humours or constitutional elements in Ayurveda vata, pitta and kapha.
PHYTOCONSTITUENTS: Triphala Powder is a rich Vitamin C, ellagic acid, gallic acid, chebulinic acid, bellericanin, β-sitosterol, ascorbic acid and flavonoids. Triphala also contains about 20 % tannins of both condensed and hydrolysable type. Other constituents are lipids, sitosterol, saponins, cardiac glycoside and various carbohydrates.
PARTS USED: Dried Fruits Powder.
PRECAUTIONS: None known.
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