The Benefits of Triphala

Ayurveda or the ‘science of life’ is one of the oldest systems of healthcare in the world. Sometimes referred to as a bioscience, its chief aim is to cleanse the body of substances that cause disease, thus helping to restore harmony and balance. Primarily, Ayurveda focuses on addressing key foundations that pertain to health and disease—the body’s constitution (Prakriti) and natural forces (doshas).

All herbal formulations at Branolia Chemicals find their roots in classical Ayurvedic texts. A team of Ayurveda experts review these scholarly texts and shortlist suitable herbs for further research. The availability and sustainability of these herbs are first ensured before research is initiated.With an experience of more than a century; Branolia Chemicals has formulated an assortment of ayurvedic medicines to address health-related issues. The legacy of researching nature forms the foundation of all the operations at Branolia Chemicals. One of the most important of all herbs is Triphala, which has existed in the Ayurvedic cache for centuries.

The Sanskrit word for Triphala means three fruits, which signifies that Triphala is a combination of 3 fruits from three trees, Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Vibhitaki (Terminalia Bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula), It is one of the most popular Ayurvedic herbal formula used in all Ayurvedic preparations. Triphala is the chief ingredient in Livonia an ayurvedic tonic from the house of Branolia Chemicals to enhance the functioning of the entire digestive system.

Triphala’s historical use as a digestive cleanser has been supported by various modern scientific studies. Research performed since ages suggest that Triphala may be antioxidant, antimutagenic, antineoplastic, chemoprotective, radioprotective, and chemopreventive, with a possible role in cancer prevention and treatment. (Source: Baliga MS. Triphala, the Ayurvedic formulation for treating and preventing cancer: a review. J Altern Complement Med. 2010;16(12):1301-1308. doi:10.1089/acm.2009.0633.)

General Benefits of Triphala

Triphala is used to treat all diseases like constipation, diarrhoea, and eyes cleansing or detoxing the colon, good for Kapha conditions, gas, diabetes, parasites.It gives a general sense of feeling pure, light & revitalized by

  • Removing toxins, accumulations, and gas
  • Nourishing the nervous system, blood & muscle
  • Improving Adrenal function in humans
  • Nourishing the bones and reproductive organs
  • Strengthening the overall immune system
  • Eliminating excess mucous from the body
  • Astringent properties
  • Reducing noise and stress-induced conditions
  • Laxative properties for keeping the colon clean
  • Improves the functioning of the liver.

The three fruits in Triphala are like the three musketeers each comes with its own benefits. Amlaki is a fruit rich in vitamin C that builds immunity and an effective antioxidant that removes harmful toxins from the body. Similarly, the other two herbs, a)  Vibhitaki with anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties and b) Haritaki that stimulates the functioning of the digestive system and sensory organs. Together they are a potent ingredient to fight stomach disorders.

Livonia has fortified the goodness of Triphala which helps in detoxifying the liver to significantly improve the overall digestive system.

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