Triphaladi, aka: Triphala-adi, Triphalādi; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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The drugs known as

  1. Haritaki,
  2. Āmlaki
  3. and Vibhitaka,

constitute the group known as the Triphalādi Gana.

The present group destroys the action of the deranged Vāyu, Kapham and Pittam and proves curative in Meha, and in diseases of the skin (Kushtham). It is a good appetiser, improves the eyesight and proves beneficial in chronic intermittent fever (Vishama-jvara).

Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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