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    Triphala Herbs

    Just wanted to share below a good article about Triphala

    Thanks


    A blend of three botanicals, triphala is a popular remedy in ayurveda (the traditional medicine in India). Triphala contains dried and powdered fruits of amla (Emblica officinalis), myrobalan (Terminalia chebula), and belleric myrobalan (Terminalia belerica), all of which are medicinal plants.

    Considered a gentle laxative, triphala is often used to stimulate digestive health, improve liver and gallbladder function, boost immunity, ease inflammation, and manage chronic conditions like asthma. It's also commonly found in supplements that claim to detox or cleanse your system.

    The Health Effects of Triphala

    Test-tube studies have suggested that triphala offers antioxidant, bacteria-killing, and immune-enhancing benefits. And in animal-based research, scientists have shown that the herbal blend may help keep cholesterol in check.

    In other studies on animals, triphala has demonstrated anti-cancer effects. A report published in 2008, for instance, found that feeding triphala to mice helped suppress the growth of pancreatic cancer cells. It's important to remember, though, that animal studies do not prove equal effectiveness in humans.

    Triphala for Detox
    Although ayurvedic practitioners often use triphala to promote the cleansing of toxins from the body, there's no clinical-trial-based evidence that the formula can act as a detox or w
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    Side Effects of Triphala
    In some cases, triphala may trigger gastrointestinal side effects such as gas, stomach upset, and diarrhea.


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    Thank you also here a good video of Triphala,Amalaki,Amala



    http://www.ayurvedaacademy.com presents triphala and amalaki. How to heal with the properties of amala and amalaki. Natural remedies and healing through herbs such as the very popular triphala formula. How we can benefit from such herbs and how to incorporate them into our life. Happy Healing

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    Hi,

    I also want to share about Triphala:which translates literally to “three fruits”, is a powerful combination of three of the most important Ayurvedic fruits: Myrobalan, Amla, and Belleric Myrobalan. http://www.ayurvedicliving.org/triphala/

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    Hi Everyone,
    Triphala (Three fruits of Amla, Bahera, and Harrad) is a potent anti-oxidant which leads to the destruction of dead skin cells and appearance of fresh skin. This unique scrub with khas khas and avocado gently removes the dead skin cells and impurities.http://www.ayurvedant.com/triphala_a...ing_scrub.html

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    Hello,
    That sounds good and very informative....

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    So Triphala is actually for elders and not for young. No side effect and commonly take to treat cough and cold.

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    So Triphala is for elder not for young and has no side effects take it for cough and cold.

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    Detoxifying the body of accumulated toxins helps the GI tract to function at its optimum. With Triphala, an Ayurvedic herbal formulation, one can now get respite from these disorders and improve the quality of life to a great degree.

    The formulation, comprising of the three fruits - amalaki, bibhitaki and haritaki, not only detoxifies the body of all toxins but also promotes the proper functioning of the internal body organs, thus enhancing health and vitality. Its proven anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and antiviral properties make it one of the widely used herbal formulations for treatment of GI tract disorders.

    Triphala’s effective combination of herbs acts as a gentle laxative on the body, cleansing the body of all toxic waste accumulated over time while at the same time strengthening and nourishing the tissues. Its two main advantages are that it is an affordable solution for the many people who require prompt relief from the discomfort and pain that is usually a given thing in GI tract disorders of all kinds and the fact that it causes very little known side effects for people using it.

    Apart from being a natural laxative, Triphala also provides a host of health benefits, some of the important ones being helping the body recover from ill effects of stress, boosting the immune system, preventing signs of ageing, purifying blood and aiding in weight loss by regularizing the function of the digestive tract.

    You can eliminate the many ill effects caused by the unhealthy lifestyle and diet that affect our digestive health with regular consumption of Triphala and kick start your way to a healthier and energetic you.

    Triphala is available in bottled powdered form and can be ordered online through the website www.ayurvedaforall.com.
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