It has now been established that almost all the disease that occurs in our body is due to gastrointestinal disturbances. This is a primary principle of ayurveda that was laid about 5000 years back and is now scientifically proven.

Our digestive tract is the main source for us to draw energy from. It has the ability to extract the required energy from the food we take. But if for some reasons there is some kind of anomaly, it leads to a condition know as indigestion or ajirn, as per ayurvedic terminology. It might seem a small problem and has been frequently occurring to almost every one but if it regular in appearance then it has the capability to push you towards a diseased condition. Below are some of the disease that are frequently seen in people suffering from indigestion.

· Pain in abdomen · Constipation
· High cholesterol levels · Hypertension · Low immunity · Loss of appetite · Acidity · Fatigue · Skin ailments · Low vision · Headache · Diabetes · Liver related ailments

I know you never gave a deep concern on your indigestive problems and has accepted it as a part of your life. But I can suggest you something that has the potential to make you free from all these problems. It is called triphala. It is sure that you must have heard about this herbal drug. Well if you are not aware of the wonders of triphala then read below.

Triphala is a classical ayurvedic preparation that has three main ingredients. These are Amalaki, Bhibitaki and Haritaki. These are known as Emblica officinale, Terminalia chebula and Terminalia belarica in biological terms respectively. It is considered the most potent herbal preparation due to its multiple applications.

Below are ten golden benefits of triphala:-

· Firstly it acts as an antioxidant agent preventing any free radical formation in the body. This property of triphala helps it to prevent early aging signs like wrinkles and premature graying of hairs.

· Secondly it is helpful in regularizing the normal peristaltic movements that are very essential for proper passage of food from one organ to another. This helps in aiding the digestion of food in proper amount of time.

· Thirdly it acts as an appetizer as it helps in proper digestion of the food.

· Fourthly it is very effective in stimulating the liver for its functioning to the optimized level. More over it also helps in secretion of the bile juices that are very much required for fat metabolism.

· It is very much helpful in reducing the plaque formation in the arteries thereby reducing the risk of heart related problems caused due to arteriosclerosis.

· Triphala helps in maintaining the proper levels of the cholesterol in the body thereby preventing us from fatal and deadly heart problems. It helps in curbing the formation of low density lipoprotein (LDL).

· It is very much effective in suppressing any kind of infection or foreign invasion in the blood thereby helpful in preventing any kind of skin related diseases and other infectious conditions in the body.

· It is helpful in maintaining the proper secretions of the endocrinal system that are responsible for maintaining the proper homeostasis in the body and aiding the proper functioning of all the physiological processes in the body.

· It is an excellent remedy for eyes related problems and helps in improving the eye vision and strengthens the muscles of the eyes.

· Last but not the least, being a mild laxative it helps in evacuating the bowel and therefore is considered as one of the best body detoxifier and facilitates expulsion of toxins out of the body.