Triphala Other Names

Hindi: Triphala
Sanskrit: Triphala

What is Triphala?

Triphala is a traditional ayurvedic herbal formulation that has been used as Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times. “Tri” meaning three and “phala” meaning fruits, Triphala, is created from the mixture of three potent Ayurvedic dried fruits – Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula).
It is the most common ayurvedic formulation used to treat constipation, inflammation, stomach ailments, dental cavities etc.

Common forms of Triphala

Powder, Tablets, Capsules, Juice

Triphala is commonly used for:

Triphala Dosage

Tablets: 1-2 tablets twice a day
Capsules: 1-2 capsules twice a day
Powder: 1/2 – 2 teaspoon once or twice a day
Juice: 2-3 teaspoons once or twice a day.

Triphala Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Higher dosages can cause diarrhea, bloating and stomach upsets
Not so common side-effects: Not Known.
Pregnant and nursing mothers: Not for use during pregnancy or lactation without consulting the doctor
Children: Not Known.

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Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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