Haritaki

Haritaki

haritaki

Other Names: Terminalia chebula

Overview:

According to Ayurvedic traditions, Haritaki is a “Vata pacifying” remedy used to treat cough, constipation, nervous disorders, asthma, hemorrhoids, heart disease, diahrrea, digestive problems, skin troubles, itching, edema, menorrhagia, spermatorrhea, tumors, voice and vision disorders, and for the mind in general. It possesses all six tastes except for salty, and is a reputed purgative with traditional use in dysentery and flatulence. The body’s enzymes are activated by Terminalia’s hot character, helping the plant medicine to “dissolve ama.”