By TNT Bureau
Dec 11, 2017: Around 80% of chronic and degenerative diseases originate due to improper digestion and assimilation, according to ayurveda experts. If you don’t digest and assimilate the food you eat, your body will not get all the needed nourishment. In addition, digestive dysfunction results in ama, a poisonous byproduct, which can cause mayhem on normal functioning of the body over time, according to ayurveda.
Triphala to the rescue
In order to strengthen the digestive fires, ayurveda recommends a powerful herbal mixture known as triphala. It is a mixture of therapuetic herbs such as bibhitaki, haritaki and amalaki and, helps to build up the digestive process. Triphala also provides nutrients and eliminates toxins from the body.
With a gentle laxative effect, triphala helps to boost the health of gastrointestinal tract by revitalizing the membrane lining of the intestines and bile production. Triphala helps to enhance liver function, cleanses the blood, and removes toxins from the body. It is loaded with vitamin C and linoleic oil.
Triphala helps to treat a number of disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, anaemia, ulcerative colitis, yeast infections, etc.Everyone can benefit from this wonderful herbal mixture, according to experts. However, people with chronic liver conditions and pregnant women should not consume triphala.
If a lot of ama gets accumulated in the body, you may develop skin rash or nausea when you first take triphala. If such rare case occurs, stop consuming it and visit your doctor at once.
It is recommend that you consume the herb for six months and then take a one month before repeating the cycle all over again. Take 1/2 teaspoons of triphala powder every evening before bedtime. You can also consume it in pill form.