What is Triphala made of?

Triphala is composed of three “fruits” that act synergistically together. The three fruits are Amalaki, Haritaki, and Bibhitaki. Amalaki works as a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that removes excess heat from the body. It also helps to stimulate the production of red blood cells, enhance cellular regeneration, increase lean body mass, strengthen bones, and maintain healthy blood sugar level.

Haritaki supports the body’s natural cleansing process by gently removing toxins that accumulate in the colon. It is also considered to increase energy, intelligence, and mental attention.

Bibhitaki is the third ingredient in Triphala. In Sanskrit, Bibhitaki means “one who keep you away from disease.” Bibhitaki is particularly effective in reducing the accumulation of fat and fluids in the body. Each one of these herbal preparations has tremendous value individually. However, when they are combined in the form of Triphala they work as an even more powerful tool to detoxify and strengthen the body; helping you to achieve your ideal weight.

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d minerals to fiber and herbal remedies, these supplements are not regulated in the same way as either food or medicine. Some of them are backed by solid research, others are folk remedies or proprietary cures. If your diet does not include enough of certain vitamins or minerals, a supplement may be a good idea. Natural treatment for conditions like constipation may be effective. But because these substances are unregulated, it is always a good idea to educate yourself about the products and to use common sense when taking them. This is even more true if you are pregnant or taking a medicine that may be affected by supplements.

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