Today. junk food and soft drinks are embraced by everybody in large quantities and it is hardly surprising that those that do so suffer from stomach related problems such as loss of appetite, constipation, acidity and pains in the abdomen. These ailments further lead to hypertension, fatigue, skin ailments, poor eyesight and reduced immunity. In many cases conventional antibiotics do not help much, whereas triphala, an Indian Ayurvedic formulation can be more effective.
Triphala isaherbal formula consisting of equal parts three fruits amlaki (emblicaofficinalis), bibhitaki(terminiliabellirica), and haritaki(terninaliachebula). Let us examine the effects of these fruits on the body.
The combination of these three herbs makes triphala a wonder cure. Let us examine some more:
It has benefits for the stomach and digestive system, being a natural appetiser and an aid to good digestion, cures acidity and is a good laxative and helps to cure stomach ulcers.
Triphala is beneficial for the heart as it reduces cholesterol formation and thereby restricts heart attacks. A recent scientific study has demonstrated that its anti-cancer properties, help in reducing tumours.
Triphala use benefits the eyes and skin. Washing the eyes with triphala cures many eye problems like cataracts, progressive myopia and conjunctivitis. It reduces the external radicals in the blood which helps to restrict infections and skin disorders by improving blood quality. Is anti –oxidant properties helps against skin aging.
By regularising the digestive system, triphala is highly effective in reducing obesity. Weight loss is further augmented by reduction of excessive water content in the tissues. It also cuts down hunger pangs.
Triphala is available in powder form called as churna. Churna is to be mixed warm water and drunk. Triphala tablets are also available, two of which should be taken after meals.
For all the benefits to manifest, these have to be taken over a long period of time.
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