Triphala, a herbal concoction consists of three medicinal plants, has been used as a healing remedy for over 1,000 years. It’s a staple in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Due to its many purported health benefits, Triphala has become increasingly popular around the world.
Triphala is mainly used for relieving constipation, losing weight, indigestion, stomach disorders and other health complications. It balances all three Vata, Pitta and Cough dosha of your body. Yes, there is no other remedy which treats all these three doshas.
Triphala Churna is made up of three fruits
- Amla (Indian Gooseberry)
- Bibhitaki – Terminalia Bellirica
- Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula
Triphala Churna Benefits
1. Relieves Constipation
One of the important health benefits of Triphala Churna is relieving constipation. Yes if you are constipated then add 1-2 teaspoons of Triphala Churna (Powder) in warm water and drink it before going bed.
2. Balances Vata, Pitta, and Cough
80% of health issues are because of imbalance Vata, Pitta, and Cough dosha in our body. Triphala Churna ( Powder) is the popular home remedy to balance Vata, Pitta and Cough dosha. If these three doshas are balanced then your health is in good condition.
3. Help Weight Loss
Triphala has anti hyperlipidemia abilities, antioxidant and anti-obesity properties which are effective to burn fat. If you want to lose weight without diet and exercises then Triphala Churna is the best home remedy to lose weight. Taking half-one tablespoon of Triphala Churna with warm water before going to bed is recommended and in the morning also you can drink on an empty stomach.
4. Maintain Blood Pressure
Triphala contains essential fatty acids, like linoleic acid and anti-spasmodic properties which prevents and reduces high blood pressure.
5. Lower Cholesterol
A good level of cholesterol is important for proper function of the body. But when this cholesterol level becomes high then it starts to form plaque in the arteries. In results, the arteries of the heart become hard and narrow which leads to heart attack and stroke. Regular intake of Triphala Churna with warm water is effective to lower cholesterol naturally.
6. Prevents Cancer
Triphala Churna found effective to treat and prevent cancer because it has antineoplastic, radioprotective, chemotherapeutic, and cancer preventive effects.
7. Good for Diabetes
Triphala Churna has hypo-glycemic effects and reduces cellular resistance which makes the use of insulin by the cells easier. Hence it is one of the best home remedies to treat diabetes mellitus.
8. Cures Bad Breath
If you brush your teeth regularly but still you are suffering from bad breath then sure your stomach is not clean. According to the Ayurveda, the constipation is one of the main reason for your bad breath.
1-2 teaspoons of Triphala Churna should be taken with one glass of warm water or milk before going to bed for few days. Triphala will remove the waste (toxins) in few 8-10 days. Keep in mind that If your intestine is clean then your breath is clean. Hence curing bad breath is one of the best health benefits of Triphala Churna.