How does Triphala cleanse the bowels and colon?
Triphala combines the properties of both a purgative laxative and a lubricating bulk laxative. It has both nutritional as well as blood and liver cleansing actions. It possesses some bitter anthroquinones that help stimulate bile flow and peristalsis. The nutritional aspect is partly in the form of its bioflavonoids, high vitamin C content and the presence of linoleic oil, phospholipids and other important nutrients that it makes more of a tonic. Here is how the three fruit Myrobalans help in cleansing process: The Emblic Myrobalan (Amla) is used to treat fire imbalances that include ulcers, inflammation of the stomach, intestines, constipation, diarrhea, liver congestion, eruptions, belching, gas infections and burning feelings throughout the body. The Chebulic Myrobalan (Harada) possesses laxative, astringent, lubricant, anti-parasitical, alterative, antispasmodic and nervine properties. It is therefore used to treat acute and chronic constipation, nervousness, anxiety and feelings o