Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula)
Haritaki is a miraculous ayurvedic fruit that is extensively used for a wide range of traditional remedies. Cultivated from the seeds of Terminalia chebula tree, it is popularly known as Indian walnut for its innumerable benefits or Indian hog plum in English.It is a magical remedy that holds high significance in treating countless health problems including Joint Pain, indigestion, gastritis, lung disease, obesity, impotence, cough, cold, asthma, vision defects, urinary tract infections and hair, and skin problems
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Anti-arthritic: Chebulagic acid from T. chebula reduces joint pain and prevents the degradation of articular cartilage by inhibiting pro-inflammatory cytokines TNF-α, IL-6, and IL-1β.
Hepatoprotective: Anti-oxidant, anti-lipid peroxidative and membrane stabilizing properties of haritaki protects liver and supports detoxification pathway