Name: Terminalia chebula, Terminalia reticulata
Names: Myrobalan, Indian Gall Nut, Haritaki, Hardh, Har
Kadukka, the ink tree,
This herb is a tree that grows in many parts of India.
Rejuvenative, tonic, astringent, laxative, nervine, expectorant, anthelmintic, alterative
The fruit from this herb is
among the "triphala" (combination of three herbs) of Ayurveda.
It is useful in asthma, sore throat, vomiting, eye diseases, heart
diseases, hiccup, etc.
Decoction, powder, paste, gargle
Do not take this herb if you are
pregnant or if you are suffering from dehydration, severe exhaustion, and emaciation.
No other information about the safety of this herb is available. Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other.
Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.
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