Thriphalam-The herbal combination of three fruits

The Sanskrit word ‘Triphala’ means three fruits, it is a combination of three outer parts of the fruits of Indian gooseberry, Beach Almond and Chebulic Myrobalan. It is one of the ingredients in many of Ayurveda medicines. It is mainly prescribed by the Ayurvedic physicians for the treatment of eye diseases like glaucoma, Myopia,  madras eye, and  cataract.

In Malayalam, it is called triphalathodu i.e., Nellikka, Thannikka, and Kadukka

Members of Thriphalam-The Ayurveda combination of Three fruits  group

1.Nellikka (നെല്ലിക്ക) – Phyllanthus emblica 

2.Thannikka (താന്നിക്ക) -Terminalia bellerica 

3.Kadukka (കടുക്ക) -Terminalia chebula 

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