Triphala ghrita is a ghee preparation,used as internal medication and also for panchakarma procedures.Triphala refers to group of three fruits &ndash Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amla, as the main ingredients.
It is used for snehakarma in the treatment of tumors, early stage of cataract, Erysipelas, Excessive discharge in women, eye pain with itching and discharge, cough, oedema, hair fall, intermittent fever, pterygium and such other eye and eye lid related diseases.
Effect on Tridosha &ndash Calms Pitta and Vata.
Triphala Ghritam Ingredients:
12 grams of each of
Triphala &ndash Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Trikatu &ndash Pepper, long pepper and ginger.
Draksha &ndash dry grapes
Madhuka &ndash Licroice &ndash Glycyrrhiza glabra
Katukarohini &ndash Picrorrhiza kurroa
Prapaundarika &ndash Lotus variety
Ela &ndash cardamom
Vidanga &ndash Embelia ribes
Nagakeshar &ndash Mesua ferrea
Nilotpala &ndash Nymphoea stellata
Shweta and Krishna Sariva &ndash Hemidesmus indicus
Chandana &ndash sandalwood &ndash Santalum album
Haridra &ndash Turmeric
Daruharidra &ndash Berberis aristata
ghee &ndash 576 g
Milk &ndash 768 ml
Triphala Kashayam &ndash 2.304 liters.
Reference:Bhaishajya Ratnavali Netraroga adhikara.
As medicine &ndash quarter to half teaspoon with warm water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as per Ayurvedic doctor.
For Panchakarma preparation &ndash Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgement of Ayurvedic doctor.
- People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should take precaution.
- In very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.