Balancing formula for detoxification & rejuvenation
Assists natural internal cleansing*
Gently maintains regularity*
Nourishes and rejuvenates the tissues*
Supports healthy digestion and absorption*
Rasa (taste): sweet, sour, pungent, bitter, astringent
Virya (action): neutral
Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sweet
Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for all doshas
Traditional Uses: Use daily for rejuvenation and detoxification. Also used to support healthy elimination, digestion, weight management, lungs, urinary tract, constipation relief, and a clear complexion.*
Contraindications: Pregnancy, diarrhea
Suggested Use: 1/4-1/2 tsp or as directed by your practitioner. Since triphala is very astringent, it initially makes your mouth dry. The effect is temporary however. Shortly thereafter, it provokes release of saliva. Finally, triphala tastes sweet. To minimize dryness in the mouth, brew as a tea then strain. Or, mix with a bit of honey.
Commentary: Triphala is recommended and used more than any other Ayurvedic herbal formulation. Popular for its unique ability to gently cleanse and detoxify the system while simultaneously replenishing and nourishing it, this traditional formula supports the proper functions of the digestive, circulatory, respiratory and genitourinary systems. Translated as "three fruits", it is composed of the dried fruits of amalaki, bibhitaki and haritaki. Containing five of the six tastes (all but salty), Triphala readily removes excess Vata, Pitta and Kapha from the body, bringing balance and proper functioning to the system. It is commonly taken as a daily supplement to help maintain balance of the doshas.*
4oz is approximately one month's supply.
1/4-1/2tsp in warm water before brushing teeth at night or as directed by your practitioner.
How should I take my herbs?
Follow these guidelines
This product contains loose herbal powder for the freshest and most potent results.
An organic cotton tea bag will be provided with your order to strain your herbs for enjoyable drinking.
Your order will contain about 60 servings, 1/2 teaspoon each.
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMS
Triphala may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any product for a condition is highly dependent on the individual.
Please see your doctor before using this product to treat a medical condition.
Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main biocharacteristics
Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance.
By knowing which characteristics are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick.
Every characteristic has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold).
You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite characteristic.
Taste is used to sense the most basic properties and effects of food.
Each taste has a specific medicinal effect on your body.
Cravings for food with certain tastes indicate your body is craving specific medicinal results from food.
Taste is experienced on the tongue and represents your body's reaction to foods.
Sweet taste causes physical satisfaction and attraction whereas bitter taste causes discomfort and aversion.
Kapha should use less sweet taste while Vata and Pitta would benefit from using more sweet taste.
One of the first signs of illness is that your taste and appetite for food changes.
The six tastes are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent.
Do you crave foods with any of the tastes below?
According to the biocharacteristic theory of medicine,
people tend to get sick, over and over again, due to habitual causes and imbalances that are unique to the person.
Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness.
Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency.
Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses.
The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.
The 3 functional body types
are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha).
Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy.
Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy.
Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass.
Catabolic people tend to be easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry.
Metabolic people tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed.
Anabolic people are heavy, stable and grounded, but if they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion.
Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary.
The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
A sialogogue increases saliva. Sour foods are often great sialogogues, and increase output of all exocrine glands. Salty taste is very moistening as well. Bitter, pungent and sweettastes also increase salivary output but to a
lesser degree. Astringents
Stimulant laxatives induce bowel movements by stimulating peristaltic movement (the contraction of smooth muscle in the intestines). They are effective when used on a short-term basis. On a long-term basis, they can create dependency.
Literally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
Does anyone know about the safety of anything for detox while nursing? I haven't been able to do a whole body cleanse for 2 1/2 years (2 babies since then...) and I my thoughts are that this would be safe but would love to hear from someone. This looks like exactly what I need.
Turmeric, triphala, trikatu, and ginger are all herbs used for gentle detox postpartum available for purchase on joyfulbelly. Turmeric is especially used to purify breastmilk.
For detailed information on Ayurveda & nursing click here:
Thanks for your stellar recommendation of Triphala, Naddina! While Triphala is a wonderful remedy for digestive troubles, each case is different in symptoms and severity. We recommend a consultation with a practitioner to find the right herb for each unique client. So glad it worked for you!
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- Kimberly Kubicke, Asbury park, NJ, 11-19-18 (Reply)
Now that's what I'm talkin about! 3rd party testing is a real deal breaker for me. Thank you, I will be ordering from *Joyfulbelly from now on.