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Haritaki

Main Ingredients:   Haritaki (AKA: Terminalia Chebula, Chebulic Myrobalan)

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About Haritaki
Haritaki as referred to in Ayurveda is an herbaceous plant used primarily in Ayurveda, the philosophy of longevity coming from India. Haritaki, as described in the Charak Samhita possesses five rasas, or tastes, out of the existing six as described in the Charak Samhita. These tastes are, respectively, sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent; Haritaki being devoid of the salty taste. Haritaki is hot (heating), a carminative, it is light, an appetizer (stimulating the digestion), a digestive, life promoting, tonic, sustainer of youthful age, alleviates all diseases and provides strength to all the sense organs. It alleviates leprosy (including skin disorders), anemia, narcosis, piles, chronic, intermittent fever, heart disease, head disease, diarrhea, anorexia, cough, hardness of bowels, spleen enlargement, acute abdominal disorders, excessive secretion of mucus, hoarseness of voice, disorders of complexion, jaundice, helminths, oedema, bronchial asthma, vomiting, impotency, lassitude in organs, various obstructions in channels (veins, arteries etc.), plastering of heart and chest, impairment of memory and intellect in a short time. Those having indigestions, rough food, emaciated by indulgence in sex, wine (alcohol) and poisonous substances, and afflicted with hunger, thirst and heat should not use Haritaki for long. Amalaki has the same properties and actions as Haritaki, however, Amalaki is cooling as opposed to heating.

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