Harar (Terminalia chebula) fruit belongs to Combretaceae family, commonly known as Ă˘€śHaritakiĂ˘€ť. The fruit is famous rejuvenating herb and commonly useful for constipation and other digestion related disorders.
In the text of Ayurveda (Ancient traditional system of medicine from India) the fruit is considered as Ă˘€śTridoshnashakĂ˘€ť which contains all five Ă˘€śRasasĂ˘€ť and considered to balance all Ă˘€śTridoshasĂ˘€ť (Vata, Pitta and Kapha). When taken along with salt, it balances Kapha,
with sugar, it balances Pitta and if taken with Ghee, it helps in balancing Vata disorders. In Ayurveda it is recommended as
Blood purifier or removal of toxins
Treating of food poisoning
The management of metabolism and related disorders
Liver and Kidney functioning.
Scientifically the fruit is proven as
Rich source of polyphenols
Natural Immunity booster
Good Antioxidant agent
Laxative and purgative
Take about 3-5 g of Harar powder empty stomach with luke warm water daily for irritating bowl syndrome. It can be used in the form of decoction prepared by boiling of 3-5 g of Harar powder in 200 mL of water for 5 to 7 minutes. Filter it and have a sip after meal to improve the digestion.
Caution: Do not consume before bed as it may cause disturbed stomach. Pregnant and lactating mothers and should not consume. Avoid in case of diarrhea.