Triphala is a herbal remedy for improving overall wellbeing. In Sanskrit, it means three fruits. It is available in powder form and is made by drying and grinding three different fruits- Haritaki, Bibhitaki and Amalaki. It has numerous health benefits that have been tested and proven through scientific studies.
The most evident benefits are listed below:
Triphala helps in boosting your immunity as it is rich in antioxidants that regulate cell metabolism and stops the production of free radicals that cause ageing. It also stimulates the nucleus, mitochondria, and golgi bodies in the cells.
Triphala helps maintain and balance the cholesterol levels in the body unlike other stimulants which only perform one specific function: increasing or decreasing the levels.
Triphala improves the functioning of your endocrinal system. It maintains ideal homestasis in th ebody and improves physiological functions in the body. Additionally, the herbal mixture helps rejuvenate the body.
It cleanses the digestive tract and helps ease the bowel movements through the gut.
The antioxidant properties in Triphala help fight free radicals thus preventing the body from oxidative stress and different forms of cancers.
It improves the respiratory system and clears the airways by removing phlegm. Thus it helps those suffering from respiratory diseases such as asthma and bronchitis.
Overeating is one of the major reasons for gaining weight. Triphala combines with cholecystokinin, the hormone responsible for satiety and sends a signal to the brain that the stomach is full. This helps limit the amount of food that you eat. Triphala is hence a natural and healthy way to maintain your weight.
Triphala helps treat a number of eye disorders like: Progressive myopia, Cataract, Glaucoma, Conjunctivitis. It may also help improve vision.
Triphala is a great medicine for Diabetes and stimulates the pancreas causing the secretion of insulin. This in turn maintains the glucose levels in the body. It bitter taste is also helpful in treating hyperglycemia.
Triphala is a natural astringent which helps in purification of blood and regulating its density and checking the deposition of cholesterol in arteries. It also is responsible for maintaining the blood pressure and preventing cardiovascular diseases.