The term “Shatpala” typically refers to a combination of six specific medicinal fruits in Ayurveda. These fruits are known for their therapeutic properties and are often used in various Ayurvedic formulations. While the exact combination may vary, it commonly includes:
1. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula): Known for its detoxifying and rejuvenating properties, Haritaki is used to balance all three doshas, support digestion, and promote overall health.
2. Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica): Bibhitaki is valued for its astringent and tonic properties. It is often used to support respiratory health and balance the Kapha dosha.
3. Amla (Emblica officinalis): Amla is rich in Vitamin C and is renowned for its antioxidant properties. It supports the immune system, aids digestion, and nourishes the skin and hair.
4. Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica): Also known as Indian Gooseberry, Amalaki is another fruit high in Vitamin C. It is considered a powerful rejuvenative and is used to support vitality and overall health.
5. Kadali (Musa paradisiaca): Kadali, or plantain, is known for its cooling properties and is used to balance Pitta and Vata doshas. It is often used in digestive disorders.
6. Kharjura (Phoenix dactylifera): Kharjura, or dates, are a rich source of energy and are used to nourish the body. They are considered a natural sweetener in Ayurveda.
This combination of six medicinal fruits is often used in various Ayurvedic formulations and remedies to address a wide range of health concerns. However, specific formulations and dosages may vary based on individual needs and the guidance of a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new herbal regimen.
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