Local Name : Haritaki, Harida, Harar, Chebulic myroblan, Black myroblan, Harada
Parts Used : Fruits
Demand for Haritaki Extract in the world market is slowing rising due to increasing awareness and supportive research into the use of Haritaki extracts as Health promoting Nutritive Supplement and Mild laxative. Haritaki also has wide applicability in cosmetics as facial scrubs, masks, body wraps, hair wraps and hair rinses such as shampoo and conditioners. Our Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) undergoes strict quality control, and is free from any pesticide and heavy metal residue.
Introduction : Terminalia Chebula is called the "king of medicines" and is always listed first in the Ayurvedic meteria medica because of its extraordinary powers of healing. In Ayurveda it is considered to destroy all diseases and eliminate all waste from the body. At the same time, it is known to promote tissue growth and health.
Uses of Haritaki :
Terminalia Chebula is used in India to treat many diseases such as digestive diseases, urinary diseases, diabetes, skin diseases, parasitic infections, heart diseases, irregular fevers, flatulence, constipation, ulcers, vomiting, colic pain and hemorrhoids. If taken after meals it prevents imbalance of any of the humors due to bad food or drink. It promotes wisdom, intellect and eyesight.
Terminalia Chebula has a strong effect against the herpes simplex virus HSV, has antibacterial activity and exhibits strong cardio tonic properties. Terminalia Chebula also has antioxidant components which indicates it can increase the life of tissues.
Yet another study shows the anti-tumor activity of Terminalia Chebula and another study shows that it has considerable effect in inhibiting the HIV virus which ultimately results in AIDS
Terminalia Chebula can be seen to be a valuable addition to anyone's herbal collection. With its rejuvenating and cleansing properties, Terminalia Chebula is excellent for the digestive system. As a preventative supplement it has great anti viral attributes, as shown by its antitumor and HIV action. It is also effective for alleviating constipation in general, and is helpful for vata persons because it works in the triphala formula, which is a well-balanced digestive and rejuvenating aid.
Terminalia Chebula (Haritaki) extracts- are obtained from Haritaki fruits. These Haritaki fruits are first washed thoroughly to remove any impurities. After washing, the Haritaki fruits are powdered by continuously grinding and sieving to obtain the finest powder form. The extract is obtained from an extractor. After this, the product is immediately taken and preserved in aseptic method for storage and export.
Terminalia Chebula- This is the powder form of Terminalia Chebula (Haritaki) and is prepared from its fruits. After collection, the fruits are washed to remove any kind of physical impurities. Its then grinded and sieved properly to get the fine powder.
Terminalia Chebula fruits- Terminalia Chebula (Haritaki) fruits are a very important part of ayurveda. According to Charak, the most eminent ayurvedic physician, Haritaki is the best fruit for rejuvenation and disease cure. Its uses have been described in the first chapter in his text "CHARAK SAMHITA", the best yet known text for Ayurvedic medicines and formulations