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Pharmacological and therapeutic effects of triphala – A literature review

  title={Pharmacological and therapeutic effects of triphala – A literature review},
  author={Neethu S. Kumar and Arun S Nair and Anju M. Nair and Megha Murali},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry},
Triphala (tri = three and phala = fruits), is an ayurvedic preparation composed of three equal proportions of herbal fruits native to the Indian subcontinent: viz. Terminalia chebula, Phyllanthus emblica, and Terminalia belerica. Triphala is a tridoshic rasayana having a balancing and rejuvenating effect on the three constitutional elements that govern the human life. Triphala is rich in antioxidants, possess antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-cancer properties. Triphala is also known to cure… 


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