Triphala churna is an herbal blend of three herbs – Amla, Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica). Its water decoction is called as Triphala Kwath. It is also known as Triphala Kashayam, Triphala Kashay etc. It carries very special health benefits. It is used both externally and internally for various purposes.
How to make Triphala kwath?
Triphala is taken in coarse powder form. The word Triphala is derived from two words –
Tri = Three Phala = Fruits.
The combination of three fruits
- Amla – Emblica officinalis
- Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
- Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica
- Triphala kwath carries all the Triphala benefits.
- Triphala kwath is useful in pre diabetes, obesity management, mild persistent constipation.
- It is a good source of anti oxidant.
- Apart from that, Triphala kwath is used to wash eyes, in case of eye irritation, infection, burning sensation etc.
- Freshly prepared Triphala kwath is also used to wash non healing wounds.
- It is taken both internally and used to wash externally in case of piles, fistula and fissure in ano.
- Triphala decoction is used in the purification of Guggulu – Commiphora mukul and Shilajeet (Asphaltum)
Triphala Guggulu – used in treatment of piles, fistula, non healing wounds etc