Botanical Name : Terminalia Chebula
English Name : Triphala Powder
Tamil Name : திரிபலா
Hindi Name : त्रिफला चूर्ण
Malayalam Name : ത്രിഫല ചൂർണം
Telugu Name : త్రిఫల పొడి
Internal Benefits Of Triphala Powder :
Triphala has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times as a multipurpose treatment for symptoms ranging from stomach ailments to dental cavities. It is also believed to promote longevity and overall health.
It’s considered a polyherbal medicine, meaning it consists of several different medicinal herbs. It is a combination of three amazing fruits or herbs like Kadukkai (yellow myrobalan), Nellikkai (goose berry) and Thandarikkai (Beleric).
Many of Triphala possible health benefits can be attributed to its laxative effect, or ability to cleanse the system. At lower doses, Triphala works as a bowel tonic to alleviate gas and promote digestion.
Triphala contains a number of antioxidants that perform protective functions in the body. This helps to improve the immune system.
It contains vitamin C, flavonoids, polyphenols, tannins and saponins, along with other potent plant compounds. Diets high in antioxidants have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes and premature aging. Some studies have shown that Triphala may help with fat loss, especially in the belly area and promotes in weight reduction. In addition to the gastrointestinal benefits, Triphala is believed to alleviate inflammation. It also controls diabetes and blood pressure.
External Benefits Of Triphala Powder :
Some research indicates that rinsing the mouth with triphala can help with oral health problems such as gingivitis, plaque, sores and fungal infections.
Triphala is used on the skin. Its anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties may help heal certain skin issues. Using Triphala on skin helps to reduce acne or pimples because of its Pitta Kapha balancing properties. It may help increase collagen formation and reduce bacteria on the skin, which means that it may help wounds heal.
Triphala helps to control hair fall and promotes hair growth when applied on the scalp due to the presence of vitamin C.
Take 2 teaspoons of Triphala Powder, swallow it with lukewarm water in the early morning.
Mix it with coconut oil and make a paste to apply on the skin and hair.