India’s winning combination! 😄
What is triphala?
Triphala is an ayurvedic blend of 3 complementary plants:
- Amla (Phyllanthus emblica).
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula).
- Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica).
Once dried, the fruits are ground to a fine powder and mixed in equal proportions.
This leading ayurvedic medicine, renowned to balance the three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha), is rich in :
- Tannic acid.
- Vitamin C.
- Palmitic acid.
- Gallic acid.
- Behenic acid.
- Linoleic acid.
How to use it?
Triphala is mainly used in powder form, although liquid extracts are also available.
It is sometimes used externally, notably for panchakarma treatment.
I can use my felt sense to find out if I need triphala and in what quantities, always in consultation with my doctor.
- Use of certain drugs, particularly angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) for the heart.
- Chronic gastrointestinal disorders.
Triphala powder is specially appreciated by the lymphatic system, the skin and the brain.
These plants have been traditionally used for their effect:
For which diseases?
The combination of amla, haritaki and bibhitaki has shown promising results in cases of :
- Digestive disorders.
- Irritable bowel syndrome.
- Type 2 diabetes.
While triphala is a metabolism-boosting blend, it does not heal on its own.
In case of symptoms, I am invited to explore my emotional wounds.
I discover how to deal with my emotions.
What are the medicinal benefits of triphala?
The inventor of the formula was well inspired, since these 3 fruits are so complementary.
Triphala is first and foremost a lymphatic stimulant, which has repercussions for the whole body, especially the intestines.