In Ayurveda, Triphala Powder or Triphala Churna is one of the popular Indian home remedies to treat many diseases. Are you suffering from constipation, an excess of heat in the body, weight gain, imbalanced Vata, pitta and cough dosha then you should try Triphala powder? Let’s see what are the health benefits of Triphala Churna?
What is Triphala Churna?
Triphala Churna (Powder) is a mixture of three fruits like Harad, Baheda, and Amla. If you are going to make the powder of Triphala then you should make it in 1:2:4 ratio. Grind the fruits separately and mix it as shown below.
Harad Powder – 100 gms
Baheda Powder – 200 gms
Amla Powder – 400 gms
Triphala is a good source of Vitamin C and anti-oxidants. Also, having anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties.
Health Benefits of Triphala Churna
1. Get Rid of Constipation, Gas, Indigestion
1. Constipation, Acidity, Gas or Indigestion is the common problem. If you are suffering from it then you must take 1 teaspoon of Triphala in a glass of warm water before going to bed. You can continue it for three months then stop for 15 days then you can start again. It is one of the best home remedies for constipation, gas, and indigestion.
- Triphala Churna Cleanses your intestine in few days.
- Helps to get rid of gas
- Refreshes your body
- Improves the function of the digestive system
2. Cures Bad Breath
Still, you have a bad breath after using so many mouthwashes then the reason for your bad breath is not your mouth. Those people who are suffering from bad breath should clean their stomach first. Yes, because constipation is one of the main reasons for bad breath.
Using mouthwash is not going to cure bad breath. Here also you should take 1-2 teaspoons of Triphala Powder in a glass of warm water before going to bed for 10-15 days. Also, you can add 1 teaspoon of Ginger powder in it. Triphala powder will remove the waste from your intestine completely. Keep in mind that if your intestines are cleaned then your breath will be fresh.
3. Balances Vata, Pitta and Cough Dosha
If your Vata, Pitta or Cough in the body are balanced then your chances of getting sick are negligible. 80% diseases are due to imbalanced Vata, Pitta and Cough dosha.
Triphala is an only home remedy which is able to balance Vata, Pitta Dosha. Try daily 1 teaspoon of Triphala in the morning or Evening.
4. Loses Weight
If you want to lose weight then you must drink Triphala Powder with warm water. Triphala improves metabolism. Removes waste toxins from the body. Cleanses the digestive tract which prevents constipation. To lose weight It should be taken in the morning before breakfast and evening before going to bed after dinner. It is better to consult your doctor to decide doses of Triphala Powder.
5. Improves Eye Health
Triphala is a good home remedy to treat eye problems like cataract, glaucoma, progressive myopia and conjunctivitis.
Take a bowl of boiled water and add a tablespoon of Triphala powder in it. Stir well and keep it as it is at night. In the morning strain the water through the fine cloth and separate the solid particles. Now wash your eyes with this Triphala water.
6. Triphala for Hair Growth and Dandruff
Triphala is a good source of Vitamin C and antioxidants. It Improves the blood circulation and absorption of nutrients in the body. Triphala prevents premature graying of hair, cures dandruff and promotes hair growth.
Add two tablespoons of Triphala powder in 5 tablespoons of water and make a fine paste. Apply the paste on your scalp and wash it after 30 minutes. Repeat it 2-3 times a week.
Other Benefits of Triphala Powder
Regular intake of Triphala Churna (Powder)
- Reduces internal and external inflammation.
- Relieves Joint pain.
- Prevents a heart attack.
- Regulates the production of insulin hormone which is effective to control blood sugar.
- Due to anticancer properties, it helps to prevent cancer.
- Improves good cholesterol.
- Controls blood pressure.
- Effective to treat Urinary Tract Infection.
- Improves skin health.
- Relieves joint pain.
- Boosts immune system
There is no doubt that Triphala Churna Or Triphala Powder is the most effective home remedy to treat various disease. But you should always consult your doctor if you have any health issues.
You can continue taking Triphala Powder for three months but you should stop it for 15 days. Then again you can start because it is not good for your intestine.