Ayurveda medicine emphasizes disease prevention and health promotion.
Triphala (Sanskrit; tri = three and phala = fruits) is a well-recognized and revered herbal medicine consisting of dried fruits of the three plant species Emblica Officinalis (Family Euphorbiaceae), Terminalia bellerica (Family Combretaceae), and Terminalia chebula (Family Combretaceae) that is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is classified as a Tridoshic Rasayana in Ayurvedic medicine as it promotes longevity and rejuvenation in persons of all constitutions and ages.
Triphala formula consists of the fruits Amalaki or the Indian Gooseberry, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki of the three plants generally in equal proportions and has been used in traditional medicine in India for over 1000 years according to the writings of the great physician Charak is a foundational text of Ayurveda called the Charaka Samhita as well as in the Sushruta Samhita.
According to Charak, taking the Triphala Rasayana (Triphala with honey and ghee) daily has the potential to make a person live for one hundred years devoid of old age and diseases.
Triphala is traditionally used in Ayurveda as a laxative for the relief of occasional constipation, as an eye tonic, as Rasayana (rejuvenative tonic), as a digestive tonic to promote digestive fire, increase appetite, and aid in digestion (stomachic), to help relieve symptoms such as heartburn and indigestion associated with Amlapitta (hyperacidity/dyspepsia), to help expel intestinal worms (vermifuge), to help relieve cough, to help relieve colic pain and flatulence (carminative). Source of/Provides antioxidants.
Amalaki - Phyllanthus Emblica
Bibhitaki - Terminalia Bellirica
Haritaki - Terminalia Chebula
Cautions and Warnings: Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider/health care professional/doctor/ physician prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting. Reduce dose or stop use if you experience abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and/or diarrhea.
If you are using Triphala powder for relief in amlapitta; stomachic; laxative; cough; carminative; Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider/health care professional/doctor/physician if symptoms persist or worsen.
Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider/health care professional/doctor/ physician prior to use if you are taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications, thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root or other medications or health products which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance, or if you have a kidney disorder.
Do not use this product if you have abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, potential or existing intestinal blockage, atonic bowel, appendicitis, inflammatory colon diseases such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, severe dehydration with depleted water or electrolytes.
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If you are using Triphala powder for any other purpose than relieving occasional constipation, stop use if the laxative effect occurs.