TRIPHALA: Beneficial Ayurvedic Medicine for Healthier Gut

Triphala is a wonderful combination which has been used from ages and is easily available in the market. Owing to its properties, triphala is available in different proportions and form due to its extensive utility in various conditions.


It is a classical, authentic and time-tested combination of three fruits viz. Haritaki (Harad), Vibhitaki (Baheda) and Amalaki (Amvala). These three herbs are mixed either in an equal or in a 1:2:4 ratio or in a ratio of 1:2:3. The benefits of these are nearly same. The coarse powder of Triphala is also in use which is for external purpose and is available in the markets with name “Triphala Jawkutt”.

Health Benefits and Uses of Triphala

  • Constipation: Some people have it religiously to treat constipation. If you are suffering from constipation, you can also have it at bedtime.
  • Strengthens the gut: Triphala strengthens the intestines. Therefore, it can be used on a regular basis.
  • For weight management: This Ayurvedic combination can also be taken with honey for weight management as it is a healthy cleanser. Measuring tape around slim beautiful waist.
  • For an improved eyesight: It can be taken to benefit the eyes. Three-forth teaspoon of Triphala can be mixed with 1 teaspoon of honey and ¼ teaspoon of ghee ( an unequal quantity). This combination can be taken regularly provided there are no other ailments.  Triphala for eyes
  • As an eye wash: Triphala jawkutt is prepared into a liquid by adding it to the warm water and later on sieving it. This finely sieved medicated water then can be used for eye wash in a very lukewarm state.
  • Rejuvenation: This is a tonic to the body. Therefore, it is ideal for consumption for all.

Apart from these general uses, triphala covers a broad spectrum of diseases. It can also be used in skin and hair problems, fever, diabetes and many such health conditions.

This widely used combination is available in all the three forms viz. Triphala, Triphala 1:2:4 and Triphala Jawkutt at Gyan Herbal Home in high quality.

AMVALA : Herb with Multiple Health Benefits

Amvala/ Amla or Indian Gooseberry is the most popular herb. This Ayurvedic herb imbibes a vast range of properties which attributes to its extensive popularity.

Amvala or Gooseberry

It can be used both internally and externally….. individually and in combination.

External Uses of Amla:

  • Hair wash: It is used for hair wash in combination with ritha, shikakai and other herbs. Amvala Hair pack
  • Hair coloring: It acts a natural dye when used with mehandi, bhrangraj, shikakai
  • Hair packs: A combination of Amvala along with bhrangraj, shikakai, danamethi, jatamansi, nagarmotha, mehandi can be used as hair pack or mask to strengthen the hair roots and to improve the hair texture.
  • Eye wash: As an eye cleanser, it can be used with baheda and harad to wash the eyes. Triphala Jawkutt (coarse powder of Triphala) is available for eye wash purposes.

Internally Uses of Amvala:

Though, Amvala can be used for innumerable purposes, only the most common uses are mentioned below

  • Acidity: Amvala powder and mishri powder can be used in combination for those who are victim to acidity. Amla Juice
  • Diabetes: It can be used along with other anti-diabetic herbs to maintain the sugar levels.
  • Low Hemoglobin: Due to its richness in vitamin-C, it is beneficial to those who have low hemoglobin count.
  • Hair Nourishment: It strengthens, nourishes and tones the hair when consumed internally.
  • Rejuvinative: Amvala can be used by all as a general health supplement to maintain immunity and stamina.

This herb is available at Gyan Herbal Home in powder form which helps you create your own combinations for health and cosmetic purposes.

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HERBS That Help Tackle ACIDITY Bouts Effectively

Frequent acidity bouts can shift your focus from life. Burning sensation in the stomach or chest, sour belching, vomiting, indigestion are commonly witnessed symptoms of hyperacidity which are becoming very common these days because of unhealthy eating habits. A long standing acidity branches out in various other health problems. Therefore, it’s important to treat it effectively. Simple herbs prove efficient in curbing the increased acid level in the gut.


Natural Herbs for Acidity

  1. Saunf: This herb is available in almost all the Indian houses. Apart from a mouth freshener, it is also a good anta-acid. Its powder can be mixed with elaichi powder and mishri powder and can be consumed frequently.
  2. Gulab: This soothing herb brings about a cooling effect on the system. It is to be used in combination with other herbs.
  3. Amvala: Amvala powder with mishri powder is an effective combination to treat acidity.  Amvala for Acidity
  4. Mulathi: A combination of mulathi powder, laung powder, saunf powder and mishri powder is an effective alternate.

Effective Diet Practices to Treat Acidity

Apart from herbs, here are few simple dietetic changes you can bring about in your day-to-day life so that you can reduce acidic bouts.

Tea: Either discontinue it or reduce the frequent consumption of tea. And always take few sips of water before consuming tea.

Milk: It’s a common practice, wherein people consume cold milk to subside the burning sensation and sour belching. Do not follow such a trend.

Curd: Avoid curd preparations if you are a constant victim to acidity.

Sweets: Prefer sweet preparations whenever you experience acidity. For instance, sugar or Indian sweets etc. are ideal to immediately relieve the symptoms. Diabetics must consult an Ayurvedic physician before including sweets in their diet.

Spices: Make sure that you curtail the quantity of spices and condiments in your regular diet.

Ghee: Include it in your diet. It’s an antidote to hyperacidity. People suffering with diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure must consult their Ayurvedic physicians before consuming ghee.

So, ensure you eat right and treat right naturally. If you need any personal medical consultation then email me at

Tips on Dealing with DANDRUFF with these HERBS

Dandruff is one of the most common hair problem faced by all of us. The frequent scratching and flaky appearance on the scalp is very disappointing. Some of us have dry dandruff and some of us, oily dandruff. Depending on the dandruff type, the treatment varies.

Dandruff and Herbs

Tips on Treating Dandruff

Dry dandruff

  • Curd with amvala powder: It can be applied to the scalp. Keep it for half an hour and then rinse the scalp with plain water and later shampoo the hair. Curd is an effective conditioner. Make sure that the curd is of room temperature. Don’t apply curd which is immediately taken out of the fridge. Allow the liquid to drain out from the curd so that it stays in place without dripping. Curd for dandruff
  • Oiling: Regularly massage and oil your hair to provide them proper nourishment.
  • Say ‘no’ to shampoos: Avoid excessive or frequent shampooing of hair as they leave the scalp dry. If you wish to wash the hair frequently then ensure that you oil them well before shampooing. Moreover, using a herbal shampoo prepared with herbs is recommended. (Browse through complete range of herbs for hair Herbal Shampoo


Oily dandruff

  • Curd with kalimirch powder: A combination of curd with black pepper is to be applied to the scalp and rinse it off with plain water after half an hour. Later, you can shampoo your hair.
  • Neem patra powder: Decoction can be prepared out of neem patra Use it to wash the hair. This will prevent hair fall due to dandruff.
  • Natural shampoo: Regularly shampoo your hair with herbs like amvala powder, ritha powder, shikakai powder, bhrangraj powder, neem patra powder, danamethi powder, multani powder etc. A combination can be prepared from these natural hair-wash agents. (You can shop all these herbs online at )


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