1. What is Triphala?
Triphala is an ayurvedic formulation of three powerful super-fruits: Amalaki, Haritaki, and Bibhitaki.
2. Is Triphala a colon cleanser?
Triphala is one of the best formulations for ensuring total colon health, including cleansing and strengthening the digestive system. Triphala improves digestion in myriad ways, such as promoting regular bowel movement, boosting nutrient absorption, removing fat deposits, and flushing out toxins. As an adaptogen, Triphala helps balance physical, mental and emotional stressors. The Amla in Triphala excels at promoting a healthy balance between “active” digestive factors such as acids and enzymes, and the “protective” digestive factors, like supporting a healthy gut microbiome and boosting resilience.
3. How does Triphala help digestion?
Triphala is known for its effect on the G.I. tract in general and specifically for the colon. In addition to promoting regularity, it helps in improving digestion in three ways:-
· Breaking down the food in the stomach and small intestine
· Promotes assimilation of nutrients
. Helps in flushing out toxins
4. What should I take Triphala with?
Take with a glass of plain, room-temperature water. In case of chronic constipation, drink it with warm water.
5. When should I take it?
With meals, or after meals.
6. Can you use it daily?
Yes, Triphala is safe for everyday use and is suitable for all types of individual constitutions. It is non-habit-forming and helps maintain a stable equilibrium in the body.
7. How does it cleanse the colon?
Triphala helps to clean the colon in several ways. Haritaki provides a mild laxative function, while Amla supports healthy pH levels and Bibhitaki enhances metabolic function. All three are naturally rich in dietary fibre which helps cleanse the colon naturally.
8. Can I use Triphala while pregnant?
No. With two of its ingredients being abortifacient, Triphala should not be consumed by those who are pregnant, and by those who are trying to conceive.
9. Is Triphala good for the eyes?
Yes, it is. A rich source of Vitamin C and flavonoids, Triphala helps to increase certain enzymes that improve eye health.
10. Is Triphala good for the skin?
Yes, Triphala has anti-ageing effects. It helps rejuvenate the skin and enhances its elasticity, making the skin look younger and firmer.