ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Triphala- formation, ingredients & Health benefits

Updated on May 24, 2015

Triphala- formation, ingredients & Health benefits

When we make some natural remedies as an integral part of our daily meal it will help us to keep all diseases at bay. Triphala is an Ayurvedic medicine which is very effective in curing all the abdominal, hair and many other health related problems. As per the principle of Ayurveda it is extremely important to keep our stomach healthy to remain fit and strong. So Triphala cures diseases of stomach and increases the immunity. The all ingredients of Triphala are the natural remedies and health boosters. It is comprised of three wild fruits called Amla (Indian gooseberry, botanical name- Phyllanthus emblica), Baheda (botanical name-Terminalia bellirica) and Harad (botanical name -Terminalia chebula).

Amla is a fruit very rich in vitamin C. Many products are made of Amla like pickles, james ,juices, murabbas, sauces, jellies, candies etc. while some for the external uses like hair oil and shampoos as well. Amla Powder is used to apply on hair to keep them shiny, smooth, and provides them prompt growth. In order to make Amla powder Take the fresh fruit of Amla , get them boiled for few minutes and crush them and separate the seeds from the fruit . Let the fruit dry for 4 to 5 days. When it is dried under sunlight it turns into dark brown colour. So you can use electric drier to get its original colour intact. It will take lesser time too as compared to the natural drying. After getting it dried properly grind it very fine to make powder.

Baheda is the next fruit to be used to make Triphala. Like Amla Baheda powder is good for hairs too. It can do away with the abdominal problems like constipation and indigestion etc. To make Baheda powder, crush the fresh fruit of Baheda, get the seeds separated from the fruit. Get it dried and grind it fine to make powder. Some people dry it without crushing and separating the seeds to make it powder, as there are different ways for making powder. With this article the pic attached of Baheda shows of after removing seeds. Seed of the Baheda has a very tasty part inside of it which can be obtained by cracking outer surface of the seed. Due to this feature it gets attracted some kind of insect very soon if the fruit lying on ground for some days. So it has to be handled carefully and promptly while making powder of it.

The third and last fruit is Harad. Get it dried directly under sunlight and grind it fine to make the powder. Alone Harad is itself a good remedy for curing cold, influenza, vomiting, etc. particularly, a very good remedy for the infants. No side effects or any negative impact is ever observed on the human body from the consumption of these natural remedies.

Now the three powders of Harad, Baheda, and Amla can be mixed together to form Triphala. You can keep the ratio as per your convenience. However doctrines of Ayurveda suggest when the three ingredients are mixed in equal ratio then it gives the best results. Triphala purifies the blood, gives strength to hairs and burns the extra fats of belly. It’s a good source for weight loss if consumed on daily basis. Needless to say that to obtain the best results, equally important that all three ingredients must come from the organic plants only. Do not mix any preservative to it.

The above benefits are taken from Ayurveda and as per the popular beliefs of the people and their assessments however I am not sure whether they have been approved by some drugs administration. But these remedies are being used by people for hundreds of years and entire humankind has been benefited by their uses for years. The Triphala and its ingredients are available on many e-commerce sites and I am also one of the sellers to sell them. I also have shown image of my one such product herewith.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)