Introduction of Triphala 

The powder of Triphala is used for so many health conditions. It is one of the ayurvedic herbs which possesses multipurpose properties. The supplement once included in our diet improves the health conditions significantly. 

The powder of Triphala 

The powder is made up from Chebulic myrobalan, Indian gooseberry, and Belleric myrobalan. This blend was first founded and experimented in the country India. 

Ingredients of Triphala 


It is known as Amla, the scientific term is Emblica Officinalis. It is the main and the very first ingredient of the Powder. It is a good detoxifier.

The benefits like abundant Vitamin C, Immunity booster, Antioxidant makes this Gooseberry very essential. This also helps in better digestion among people. It allows better absorption of the mineral Iron and this leads to increase in Hemoglobin level. 

2.Haritaki (Harad)

The second ingredient here is Haritaki, also known as Harad. It's scientifically named as Terminalia Chebula. Benefits are as many as that of the amla. The main property is its capacity to prevent eye diseases, like Glaucoma, Cataract and strengthening our eye Muscles.

It cures the wound faster and quicker. It boosts up the immune system and also improves the memory. One can look younger, energetic and happier as it possesses anti-aging features. Hence, it is a great solution for skin problems too 


It is popular for its Blood purifying function. It helps with detoxification of the body and removes the fat content from our body. It not only strengthens our hair root but also prevents us from hair graying. It along with haritaki improves immunity and fights against bacterial and Viral infections.

Preparation of Triphala 

All the 3 ingredients are taken in equal quantity. They are powdered and then are blended together. This powder is known as Triphala Churna.This Churn stimulates our body metabolism and takes care of our stomach as well as our digestive system.

Health Benefits of Triphala 

This herb is known to be the solution to solve many health conditions. Triphala powder is often referred as the complete health supplement. Triphala has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral, anti-cancer effects.

Due to its medicinal effects, it can also cure anemia, jaundice, constipation, cough, asthma, fever, chronic ulcers, leucorrhoea, and pyorrhea.

Here is a list of the health benefits accompanied with this well-known “nectar of life” the Triphala churn.

1.Balance Tridosha

It rejuvenates the elements of our body. Vata regulates our nervous system and helps with boosting our immunity too.

Pitta governs our metabolic activities, controls the process of indigestion.

Kapha supports our structural integrity.

2.Triphala helps with weight reduction

It does not encourage any kind of unwanted fat storage inside our body. It is effective to consume some fat that we take in form of food.

3.Cures Constipation, Indigestion, and IBS

This churn is known to possess antibacterial properties. This stimulates our body metabolism and also eases out our digestive system. It regulates our bowel activity in our body. It is beneficial for a lot of health problems. The health issues which are related to our digestive system, as well as stomach, is solved by consuming churn. 

4.Flushes Out Toxins From Body

It has a property for blood purification. It basically purifies our blood to improves the circulation of blood throughout our body. So, it cleanses our liver and lungs. The churn benefits toward any disease which is related to  lungs and Liver( In cases like jaundice or bronchitis)

5.Boosts Immunity

The powder with its antioxidant properties fights against varied types of fever. This happens by boosting the immunity in the body. This, in turn, makes our body strong.

6.Brings Natural Glow To Our Skin

This churn as mentioned earlier is good for skin because it heals skin promptly. So, this also leads to bringing a little glow on our skin. The dead cells which were occupied on the outermost layer are gone and they do not control the production of new cells. Our skin revitalizes from the inside and feels fresh and hydrated. Even the rashes, sunburns and scars are eliminated faster than the required time. 

7. Reduces Cholesterol

Helps to regulate blood pressure plus helps to reduce the cholesterol level in the body. 

8. Antiviral and Antibacterial  Properties

Triphala has an antiviral and antibacterial property which protects our body against any sort of bacterial infection or a viral infection like AIDS.

9.Anti-Allergic Properties

Sensitive people are benefited here, as they can consume it without any allergy.

10.Anti-Cancer Properties

The powder keeps antineoplastic, radioprotective and chemoprotective effects.

11.Improves Eye Sight and Vision clarity

Eye diseases like Glaucoma, Cataract, and conjunctivitis are dealt effectively using the churn


1. One must take 1 teaspoon o Triphala powder along with lukewarm water, just before bed time. A gap of 2 hrs must be maintained in between dinner and lunch before one takes Triphala churn.
2. One can also mix it with mix it with 1 teaspoon of honey.
3. This helps to reduce the bad or bitter taste.
4. 1 capsule at least 3 times a day is the dosage where one takes this churn.
5. Excess churn can bring loose stools.
6. Lemon juice can also be added here
7. One can take 1-2 tsp of the herb to soak this overnight water.
8. Filter it in the morning.
9. This can be applied on our eyes to avoid or to treat infections.

Side effects of Triphala 

1. Pregnant and lactating mothers should not have it
2. Excess quantity can lead to stomach problems or excretory problems
3. Diabetic people must consult a doctor as there is sugar in the herb
4. Excess intake also leads to dehydration and diarrhoea
5. Sometimes it might not get digested in (GIT) gastrointestinal tract. So gas and flatulence can occur. In such cases, the medicine must be stopped.

How to buy Triphala 

It is available in tablet, Powder or liquid form

Traditional form is through tea

Whereas tablets are taken more quickly than usual.

The brand should be checked before buying the herb

Dabur Triphala Chruna 500 Gm

Himalaya Triphala Capsules 60 caps