- immune system stimulation
- improvement of digestion
- relief of constipation
- gastrointestinal tract cleansing
- relief of gas
- treatment of diabetes
- treatment of eye disease
Contemporary research on triphala
- detoxify and cleanses the colon of toxins
- removes excess fats
- purifies the blood
- removes toxins from the liver
- reduces some forms of cholesterol (serum cholesterol)
- reduces high blood pressure
- high nutritional value: including high levels of vitamin C
- high in antioxidants
- strengthens hair roots and enriches hair color
The prokinetic cleanser
Triphala Rasayana is usually prepared by mixing triphala with equal quantity of madhuka (mahua tree), tavakshir (East Indian arrowroot) pippali (long pepper), saindhava (long salt), and each one of the loha (iron), suvarna (gold), vacha (Acorus calamus) with either honey, ghee or sugar, in equal quantity.
Triphala Rasayana is beneficial is promoting ojas, the finest product of digestion that prevents the occurrence of many diseases, creates luster and make the skin exude its natural glow and radiance.
It nourishes both the body and the mind, thereby promoting longevity of life. Therefore, Triphala Rasayana is very much beneficial for adults and children alike.
The Rasayana is especially beneficial for eyes. In case one has problems in eye sight, opting for Triphala Rasayana would be the best bet.
The Rasayana creates a balance in the cholesterol level, by removing ama from the fat tissue.
It helps in the purification of urinary tract, thereby helping the prevention of urinary tract diseases.
It also strengthens and cleanses the liver, which is one of its main functions. This ensures that the liver, one of the important parts of the body, stays healthy. It can also be said that the consumption of Rasayana prevents diseases related to the functioning of liver.
The medicine also helps the management of weight. Thus, it is beneficial for people, who want to loose weight.
It enhances the thirteen agnis (digestive fires), especially the main digestive fire in the stomach.
Triphala Rasayana is helpful in pacifying Kapha and Pitta. If taken on a regular basis, the Rasayana can be a powerful anti-aging medicine.
People suffering from skin inflammation, heat, infection, obesity will find the consumption of Triphala Rasayana as beneficial.
Diseases such as fatigue and anemia can be effectively cured by the regular consumption of Triphala Rasayana, if taken according to the prescribed doses.
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