The Three Fruits of Triphala
Indigenous people of India have had their faith on the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. One of the many ways by which Ayurveda works to treat illness and prevent it is through the legitimate use of various medicinal herbs, and one of them is Triphala. The most essential polyherbal preparations in Ayurveda, Triphala consists of three healing fruits, namely Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica). When literally translated, Triphala means ‘three’ and phala means ‘fruit.’ Though you may have never heard of it, this fruit has been in use for more than thousand years because of its healing powers.
Each of the three fruits have their separate medicinal properties and when combined together, they form Triphala. Grainic organic Triphala powder is made out of these three fruits and provides a good deal of benefits to the human body which includes- improved immunity, improved liver function, improved digestion, antibacterial properties etc. Below is how each fruit brings its own healing power to the table:
When translated from Sanskrit language, Amalaki means nurse. This fruit is more commonly known as Indian gooseberry and all parts of this tree- bark, fruit, flowers, roots, leaves and even seeds have medicinal properties. Amala is rich in vitamin C and is a great source of powerful antioxidants.
A plant that steals disease, Haritaki consists of phytochemicals such as terpenes, flavonoids, polyphenols and anthocyanins, all of them have compelling health benefits. Various scientific studies have proved that its medicinal properties improves brain functioning, normalized digestion, strengthens vision etc.
Fear of disease, Bibhitaki consists of tannins, gallic acid, flavones and other compounds which are believed to have various medicinal properties. This fruit is known for improving blood sugar levels, insulin sensitivity and even for its anti-inflammatory effects.
We have given you plenty of reasons to incorporate Triphala in your diet and one of the ways by which you can do this is by adding Organic Triphala powder to your daily meal plan. You can do this in two ways- 1. Adding one scoop of Triphala powder to water, milk or juice or 2. Adding one scoop of it to your everyday smoothie.
Let’s get healthy!