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Triphala Guggulu

Product Code 616
Package 90 Vege Capsules 800 mg each
Serving Size

Take 1 or 2 capsules 2 or 3 times a day with hot/luke warm milk or water, preferably one hour after meals.Do not take with cold water. Triphala Gugulu should be taken with warm water or tea of dry ginger to facilitate its fat scraping action.

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Triphala Guggulu

Common Indications

Chronic constipation, fistula and piles, inflammation, pains due to vatta (air) (vitiating), pain in anus, Conjuctivitis. Irritable bowels and carbuncles. Obesity and High Cholesterol levels.

Traditional Uses

Indigestion, constipation, ama, obesity, overweight, fistula, fatigue, piles, malabsorption, high cholesterol, low metabolism, rheumatism, toxemia, sinus congestion, hemorrhoids, general debility, hyperglycemia, Sinusitis, arthritis, allergies, biliousness, boils, brittle nails, ear wax.

An Ancient Ayurvedic formulation for detoxification and metabolic functions. It combines the detoxifying and rejuvenating actions of Triphala (three fruits) with the deeply penetrating and cleansing actions of Guggulu and stimulating action of Pipali. Triphala Guggulu’s ingredients are Triphala (mixture of three fruits - amalaki (Emblica officinalis), haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Bibhitaki (Terminalia Belerica), Pippali (Piper Longum) and Guggulu (Commiphora mukul)

According to Ayurveda Triphala Guggulu formula is the best Ayurvedic formula for healthy digestion Indigestion is responsible for obesity and weight problems. Many studies have shown it to be effective in lowering cholesterol and reducing fat. This formula combines the best effects of both Triphala, pipali and Guggulu. This formula has a balancing action on the whole metabolism, and its effect is beyond weight loss. It may be useful for any kind of metabolic problems, and it also helps in arthritis.Triphala Guggulu should be used for at least three months as it works slowly, safely, and effectively on the metabolism.

According to AYURVEDA

In human beings, different problems arise from the imbalance in Pachak Agni (Power of Digestion) due to increase of excrements (Malas) as well as Vatta (air), Pitta (fire) and Kapha (water). In people, who have very poor digestive power and indulge in unhealthy foods and life style, consume foods that are dry in nature are prone to have digestive disorders.

Due to above mentioned unhealthy life style Doshas i.e humors- Vatta (air), Pitta-(fire), Kapha-(water) get aggravated, become localized in Alimentary Tract (Kustha) gives rise to many abdominal diseases (Udara Roga).

Triphala Guggulu for Digestion and Chronic Constipation

Triphala , a combination of three Ayurvedic herbal fruits with Guggulu and Pippali, are highly praised in Ayurveda for detoxification and support of metabolic functions and for old age chronic constipation specifically when first portion of the stool is hard and dry. Triphala Guggulu is a wonder herb mixture for Ulcerative colitis. It cleanses and tonify the gastro intestinal tract It improves digestion and assimilation. Gently it stimulates the intestinal walls , tones the colon helps to eliminate the fecal material thereby providing a cleansing effect to the colon.

Uses of Triphala Guggulu

Triphala Guggulu helps to improve blood circulation and thereby helpful in high blood pressure.

Triphala Guggulu is known to be anti-inflammatory , anti – viral , also stimulates bile flow and peristaltic movements.

It is a safe and non habit forming laxative Guggulu.

Triphala Guggulu is also helpful in Liver Disorders.

Traditional Uses

Triphala Guggulu is traditionally used in Ayurveda for healthy bowel movements under Pitta (fire) and Vatta (air) related conditions of the body. It helps maintain a healthy metabolism and helps remove toxins from the system.

Supports healthy digestion, absorption and removes deep seated toxins from the tissue, releases excess kapha (water) from the system. Triphala Guggulu is used to reduce fat from the body.

Supports healthy cholesterol levels and weight control. Triphala Guggulu effectively decongests the channels of the body and scrapes away toxins held within the tissues.

Triphala Guggulu is highly beneficial to use along with any of the products.

Triphla Guggulu with Heart Health may be helpful for those who experience heart ailments as Triphala Guggulu reduces fat and liquefy the blood and thereby flow of the blood in the arteries gets normal and the swelling in the arteries reduces.

Triphla Guggulu may be helpful alongwith Cardio B as Amla present in Triphala Guggulu is useful in excessive heart palpitation. Being weight manager, Triphala Guggulu releases excess water from the body. And then supports healthy cholesterol levels in the body.

Palvorin can be taken alongwith Triphala Guggulu as it might help in annal fistula due to the laxative property of Triphala Guggulu. Triphala Guggulu checks constipation It helps to shrink the fistula by reducing inflammation in the annus. Also the pus present in the absecess of fistula linning gets dried up using Triphala Guggulu.

According to requirement.


High Quality wild crafted herbs and pure extract of wild crafted herbs from their natural habitat.Wild Crafted Herbs are more potent and effective than Cultivated Herbs

Guggulu (Commiphora Mukul) Gum resin purified More Info
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) Fruit More Info
Bibhitaki (Terminalia Belerica) Fruit More Info
Amla (Emblica officinalis) Fruit More Info
Pippali (Piper Longum) Fruit More Info


If a person is in poor state of digestion, he / she should avoid excessive use of hot, salty food, sour foods, intake of rough (dry in nature). The pregnant and lactating women should not take this herbal supplement.

Food to Avoid

Food which cause burning sensation (acidic foods) during digestion and which produce more moisture in the tissues, High protein diet - Pulses, Black Gram, All meats, Sea foods, Acidic / Salty food, Canned food, Plain Egg / Egg Curry, Curd, Alcohol, Plain / Fried Rice, Cough productive products, Cold Drinks / Soft Drinks, Ice Cream, Cold Weather, Jaggery.

Food to Favor

Low salt diet, Green Leafy vegetables, Wheat, Green Gram Soup, Bitter Gourd, Bottle Gourd, Fenugreek Leaves, Ridge Gourd, Snake Gourd

***** Highly vitiated Vatta (air), without involving Pitta (fire) and Kapha (water), should be managed with intake of Ghee, meat-soups and other fat enhancing substances. Externally oils should be used for massage. The use of unctuous substance nourishes the dried body tissues quickly and promotes strength, digestive power, corpulence and vital breath.

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Triphala (A combination of three fruits Amla, Haritaki, Bhibitaki) – A wonder Supplement

According to Ayurveda imbalance in vatta(air), pitta(fire) or kapha(water) leads to many disorders like: Indigestion, Flatulence , Inflammation ,constipation , diabetes , High Blood Pressure , Dullness in Skin , Myopia , Headaches.

One - stop help to all such ailments might be Triphala . According to Ayurveda Triphalla is the wonder herbal formulation for all the ailments that exist on this earth. Triphalla not only acts as a laxative but as a stimulizer of the body to promote general body health . It detoxifies the body , rejuvenates the body. Thus the body looks young and energetic. Triphala works as a mild laxative It adds water to the stool thereby softening the stool and enhancecs the peristaltic movement of intestines . This process increases the assimilation of food to be digested. Due to its mild property , triphala doesn’t allow any food particle to attach to the intestinal wall , so no bacterial invasion takes place in the intestine and the food is digested in the right manner.


Amla (Emblica officinalis)

Amla Plant Amla Fruit
Plant Fruit

Amla or Amalaki is the richest source of vitamin C . It acts as a suppressant of tri-doshas and is known as one of the most effective ways in maintaining the equilibrium of the body.It contains five tastes i.e.sweet, sour , pungent , bitter and astringent according to one of the study.

Another study conducted by C.P.Thakur in India showed that Amalaki is helpful in reducing cholesterol levels in a study conducted on rabbits.

Another study conducted at Institute of natural Medicine in Toyana , Japan showed that ethyl acetate present in amla is able to reuce thiobarbituric acid.

Another research conducted about Amla shows that it suppresses Diabetes acting as a AR Inhibitor.

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Bhibitaki (Terminalia Belerica)

Bhibitaki Plant Bhibitaki Fruit
Plant Fruit

Bibhitaki known as Terminalia Bellerica contains tannic acid and sitisterol , which according to a study are helpful in decreasing the inflammation from the body. It is also helpful in maintaining the the three doshas i.e. vatta, pitta, kapha to the optimum levels in the body.Bibhitaki is astringent in taste.The constituents of Bibhitaki include protein , oleic acid and linoleic acid . Linoleic acid is helpful in maintaining the HDL levels in the body , according to the study conducted.HDL – high density level protein helps in regularizing the lipid profile in the body. Linoleic Acid is also helpful in maintaining the cholesterol levels in the body.

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Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)

Haritak Plant Haritak Fruit
Plant Fruit

Haritaki popularly known as Harar in India, is another wonder herb according to Ayurveda.It also helps in maintaining the proper balance in all the three doshas namely, vatta, pitta, kapha.Harar has the properties of roughness and dryness . Except the taste of salt it possesses all the tastes .It is one of the herb ,according to ayurveda , which helps in longevity.It rejuvenates all our body cells and tissues and do not allow our skin to look aged and wrinkled. Haritaki is also a digestive stimulant as mentioned in Ayurveda.

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Pippali (Piper Longum)


Pipali (Piper Longum) is a perennial root with jointed branches, swollen nodes. The leaves are entire, glabrous. Upper leaves are small and oblong-ovate in shape and lower leaves are ovate-cordate. The spikes bear the creamy coloured flowers. The fruit is about 4 cm in length. First, the fruit is green in colour, changes to orange red when ripe and upon drying becomes black.Pipali grows wild in hot and evergreen regions and Southeast Asia.

Constituents of Pipali according to (Williams on 2002 Yoganarsinhar 2000), and their properties:-

  • Volatile oil comprising of caryophyllene, Pentadecane, Besaboline, thujine, terpinoline, Zingiberina that lend aromatic characteristic to Pipali.
  • The alkaloids like piperine, methylpiperine, pipernonaline, asarinine make pipali pungent in characteristic according to study conducted.
  • Other constituents of Pipali include lignans, sesamin, pulviatilol, esters, fatty acids certain amino acids, minerals such as calcium, phosphorous and iron.

Ayurveda and Pippali (Piper Longum)

In Ayurveda , Pippali [Piper Longum] is said to be a rejuvenator. It helps to stimulate the hunger and expels the air from the intestine. In Ayurvedic texts, pippali (piper longum) is regarded as one of the most powerful Rasayana herbs which means it boosts longevity . Ayurveda considers pipali (piper longum) as the herb possessing digestive, assimilating and metabolic properties. Fresh pippali alleviates pitta (fire) but aggravates vatta (Air) and Kapha (Dry) doshas. Dry Pippali (piper Longum) on the other hand, alleviates vatta (air) but aggravates Pitta (Fire) doshas.

According to Ayurveda, it is regarded as the best herb:

  • for spleen disorders.
  • as a stimulant for digestive and respiratory system.
  • helps in cold, congestion and ama -undigested particles.
  • is regarded as brain tonic.

Pippali (Piper Longum) and other ingredients:-

  • with honey it combats hyperacidity.
  • Extract of pipali helps in acidity.
  • Pipali with Amalika [Amla] may cure anaemia.
  • With honey and ghee, it reduces the frequency of paroxysms in bronchial asthama.
  • With honey controls hiccups.

In Ancient Scriptures, Pippali (Piper Longum) is highly praised as vardhamana pippali where the dosage of Pippali is increased gradually.

What is Vardhamana Pippali:-

First day: 3 fruits of pippali + Milk [4 part] + Water [1 part]. i.e. 3: 4 : 1
Then Successive 10 days dose is increased by 1 pippali fruit everyday.

After 10 days, the dose is reduced by 1 pipali fruit daily. According to ancient scriptures this Vardhamana Pippali is useful in chronic respiratory ailments , anemia, recurrent fever, piles and digestive problems. It strengthens the immunity of body. During this process only lukewarm milk is recommended .

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Guggulu (Commiphora Mukul)

Guggulu Plant Guggulu Fruit

Guggulu (Comiphora Mukul) produces a resinous sap called as gum guggul. In Ayurveda and Traditional Hindu formulations the extract of gum guggul called as guggulipid has been used for nearly 3000 years in India. The ingredient present in this extract works as a defence agent . Guggul contains phytosterols , organic acids , diterpenes , lignans , sterols, esters, and fatty acid alcohols.

Properties of Guggulu (Comiphora Mukul) : -

According to ayurveda Guggulu (comiphora mukul) is alterative (that has the power to restore the boily functions gradually ) , antiatherogenic (stops the formation of fatty cells) , antihypercholesterolemic(which acts as a defence for high cholesterol formation), anti-inflammatory (stops swelling , pain and redness ) , antipyretic (that can prevent fever ) , antiseptic (that can decontaminate ) , antispasmodic(that can help in spasms ), astringent , bitter , demulcent (smoothening agent for irritated mucous membrane) , disinfectant (that inhibits the growth of harmful organisms ) , diuretic(that helps in urination) , enhances phagocytosis , immunostimulant as it increases leukocytes , expectorant (that can take he phlegm out ), stomachic (stimulant of digestion / appetite ) .

How Guggul (COMIPHORA MUKUL) helps:-

According to the study, Z-guggulsterone and E-guggulsterone present in GUGGULU helps to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Guggulipid lowers VLDL and LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and at the same time raise HDL cholesterol . Guggulu stimulates thyroid thereby increasing body’s metabolic rate. Also guggulu stimulates liver to metabolize LDL cholesterol thereby lowering the cholesterol in the bloodstream . In this manner guggulu acts on liver and thyroid and protects against Atherosclerosis .

According to the Study

  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul) lowers LDL (Low Density Lipid) , increases HDL(High Density Lipid).
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul) does not allow the platelets to coagulate and breaks up the blood clots if any , thus prevents heart stroke .
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul) is also helpful in losing weight .
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul) increases the activity of white blood cells and increases immunity of the body.
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul)’s lipid takes out the dead tissues , wastes and toxins from the body.
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul)’s lipid may be helpful in cough , lung congestion , it may soothe mucous membranes and other respiratory problems .
  • Guggulu (comiphora mukul) reduces inflammation of the joints.

More Information

Accoring to Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2000,32: 294-299 Research Paper , Resin of Comiphora Mukul i.e. Guggulu contains hypocholesterolemic property and digestive properties which help in Obesity.

Guggulu is regarded as EMENOGOGUE (promoter of menstrual discharge ) , and stimulant for urine . Therefore should not be taken during Pregnancy.


M.Tariq , S.J. Hussain , M.Asif and M.Jahan “ Protective effect of Fruit Extracts of Emblica Officianalis and Terminalia Belerica in Experimental Myocardial Necrosis in Rats�.
JAOCS , vol 63, no.3 , 1986.

The Wonders of Triphala : Ayurvedic Formula for Internal Purification by Dr. Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. 1996.

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