Ayurveda is India’s gift to the world of medicine and till date, many of us trust its innumerable benefits, in treating several health conditions. One of the most promised medications in Ayurveda is Triphala Churna and it is widely recommended by Ayurvedic practitioners for building immunity, weight loss, treating pain etc.

What is Triphala Churna?

Triphala Churna is a powder, a combination of three fruits- haritaki, bibhitaki and amla. These fruits are dried thoroughly, powdered and mixed in the right proportions to make Triphala churna.

Triphala is generally used as a mild bowel cleanser as it promotes digestion. The synergistic effect of these three ingredients has a unique potential to detoxify and rejuvenate the body.

Amla or Indian gooseberry has a cooling effect and promotes liver function and boosts immunity.

Bibhitaki promotes the normal functioning of the respiratory system and cleanses the lungs.

Haritaki detoxifies the body and helps in losing weight.

Triphala Ingredients

Benefits Of Triphala

Promotes Weight Loss

Triphala is a powerful herb that helps you in losing weight. It promotes the secretion of cholecystokinin hormone in the body which signals the brain that the stomach is full, thereby making you feel fuller and satiated.

Take a tablespoon of churna three times a day with warm water to reduce belly fat and lose weight.

Detoxifies The Body

Triphala is efficient in detoxifying the body and getting rid of harmful toxins. This wonderful churna gets rid of all dead cells from the skin by making it glow naturally. The richness of antioxidants in triphala supports the bowel health, digestion process and helps in detoxification.

Make a strong concoction of tripahala and drink on an empty stomach for a week to get rid of the toxins.

Bolsters Immunity

The goodness of three magical fruits is a powerful combination for boosting immunity and guarding the body against infections caused due to Staphylococcus bacteria, E. coli etc.  Furthermore, it also promotes blood circulation and revamps the body with essential nutrients by building a stronger immune system.

Dental Health

The strong antimicrobial properties of Triphala is effective in handling dental problems like gingivitis, gum disease, mouth ulcers and plague. Even evidence has proved that rinsing with Triphala extracts showed the best results in treating gingivitis and plague.

Healthy Eyes

Triphala is a blessing herb for the eyes and helps in maintaining good vision. It aids in treating various eye problems like glaucoma, conjunctivitis, and cataract. Evidence has proved that Triphala eye drops help in lowering the symptoms of computer vision syndrome.

Soak two teaspoons of Triphala in warm water and let it stay overnight. In the morning strain the water and wash your eyes with this water.

Triphala Rasayana

The Rasayana therapy is an incredible procedure that holds high significance in the holistic world of Ayurvedic remedies as it improves the absorption of triphala into the body and facilitates complete rejuvenation. This procedure works on each and every tissues and organs in the body, reduces blockage, opens up the various channels and restores the natural functions of every organ. By flushing out the toxins or AMA Doshas from the body, it curbs the occurrence of diseases.

How To Use Triphala Via Rasayana Procedure?


5- 10 grams of triphala churna or powder

2 tbsp madhuka or honey      

250 ml or 1 cup of water         

1 iron vessel


Use a new iron vessel for the procedure.

Make a paste of triphala powder and water.

Smear this paste all over the iron vessel.

Let it dry untouched overnight.

Next morning, scrape out the triphala paste from the iron vessel.

Store it in a clean, dry bottle.

Make a kadha or this dried triphala powder, water and honey in mentioned quantity.

Have this drink on an empty stomach, early in the morning.


The dosage of triphala depends upon the severity, age, and condition of the patient.

Adults: 3 grams twice a day infused in water along with honey after meals.

Side Effects:

Although, this incredible powder confers magical benefits in prescribed quantity, an over dosage or excess of it might lead to certain side effects or alter indications. Common side effects include abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhoea, loose stools, etc.


The fabrication of the 3 mighty dried fruits is extremely beneficial in curbing abdominal diseases, promoting digestion, improving eye sight, augmenting hair and skin, reducing fat and many more. So, enjoy the benefits of this spectacular ayurvedic formulation by taking it in prescribed quantities to avoid any alter-indications.