What Are The Uses Of Triphala?
Triphala, an Ayurvedic herbal formula, is made by mixing the powders of three fruits: Amla, bibhitaki (baheda) and haritaki (harad). It:
- Improves skin and has anti-ageing properties
- Helps in digestion, improves heart health
- Prevents cancer, has antioxidant benefits and removes free radicals
- Purifies blood, helps weight loss
- Treats constipation
What Are The Side Effects Of Triphala?
Triphala, if taken in excess can cause diarrhoea, excess weight loss and dehydration, stomach upset and insomnia.
What Are The Contraindications Of Triphala?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Diarrhoea, dehydration
- Pregnancy, breastfeeding
- Upset stomach