Triphala is one of my favorite nourishing & rejuvenating formulas! Consisting of 3 amazing ayurvedic herbs (berries) - Amalaki (Emlica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica), & Haritaki (Terminalia chebula.) Triphala is believed to promote longevity & vitality!
Triphala works its magic in a couple of different ways - one of these being that Triphala works to gently remove toxins & obstructions from the cells and tissues and then replaces these toxins with nutrients. In other words, Triphala helps the body to eliminate wastes and assimilate nutrients. Triphala tones the intestinal membranes, helping to strengthen them and relieve any tissue spasms. Triphala can help to
Triphala consists of these amazing constituents:
Emblic myrobalan: the highest known source of vitmain C & powerful anti-inflammatory.
Belleric myrobalan: known to be anti-cholesterol and works to clear mucus from the body.
Chebulic myrobalan: works to nourish & regulate the nervous system
According to The Way of Herbs, pg. 249-250, Triphala is also used to assist in losing weight and when used as an eyewash for relieving eyestrain and sharpening vision.
Triphala is also very supportive and protective for the liver, improving its function and protecting it against environmental toxins. Supporting the heart, Triphala lowers blood pressure and enhances circulation.
This potent remedy doesn't stop there! It also works to remove mucus from the respiratory tract and helps fight infections!
Properties: Aperient, hepatoprotective, expectorant, antioxidant, & anti-inflammatory.
Uses: There are so many uses for this remedy! Including but certainly not limited to: digestion, constipation, cough, asthma, eyes, ulcers, wounds, parasites, intestines, and so much more!
If you would like to start working with Triphala, I have this remedy available in powder & capsules. Send an email to:
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