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Triphala Mandur is herbomineral ayurvedic preparation containing Triphala and Mandur (iron rust) and indicated in the treatment of Amlapitta.
It is a Mandoor Kalp. Mandura Kalpas are the Shodhita Mandura (iron) containing herbomineral formulations of Ayurveda. Mandura is the combination of Ferric Oxide (59.14%), Ferrous Oxide (26.7%), Chlorides (4.4%), Magnesium (3.9%), Sodium (1.7%) and few bother trace elements. Mandura / Mandoor Bhasma increases hemoglobin level and cures anemia and used in the treatment of anemia, poor digestion, skin diseases, dyspepsia, hepatic and splenic disorders, jaundice, and edema. It detoxifies blood. It is a powerful hematinic.
Mandura Bhasma is effective in kidney diseases and presence of albumin in the urine (albuminuria). It has the liver protecting activities and is useful for treating the liver diseases.
The combination of herbs and iron make it beneficial in treating various digestion related problems. Triphala Mandoor alleviates Pitta by clearing Pachaka Pitta from the digestive system and hence gives relief in Amlapitta. Amlapitta (=gastritis) is a disease caused due to vitiation of certain attributes of Pitta like the Drava guna (fluidity) and Amla guna (sourness). It causes vitiated Pitta (Vidagdhajirna=simple dyspepsia) Dosha at the initial stages and later causes inflammation and corrosion of the Sleshmadhara kala of the Amashaya i.e. mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum. Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
- Manufacturer: Baidyanath
- Reference Text: Bhaishajyaratnavali, Amlapittadhikara
- Synonyms: Triphaladi Mandura, Triphala Mandoor, Triphala Manduram
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Classical Medicine
- Main Indication: Indigestion, gastritis, colic, anemia
Ingredients of Triphala Mandur
- Mandura (Bhasma) 1 Part
- Haritaki (Pericarp) 1/3 Part
- Bibhitaka (Pericarp) 1/3 Part
- Amalaki (Pericarp) 1/3 Part
Mandura is purified by a special method and boiled in Gomutra till it becomes a rasakriyu (a paste). Then the powders mentioned in the yogas are added and stirred well. While warm, Vatakas are prepared. This can be kept in powder form also.
- Rasa (taste on the tongue): Kashaya (Astringent)
- Guna (Pharmacological Action): Shita (Cold),
- Virya (Action): Shita (Cooling)
- Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Katu (Pungent)
Mandura emits a strong smell of Gomutra and are dark in colour. These preserve their potency indefinitely. These should be kept away from moisture.
Go-mutra is considered elixir of life and used in the treatment of wide variety of diseases. It is the most effective natural remedy for treatment of diseases. It has purifying action on the body. Its combination with iron, triphala cures anemia / pandu.
Triphala is a combination of Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki and used extensively in Ayurveda for treatment of digestive diseases. It is a tonic for the whole body. It is being used in various gastric disorders including intestinal inflammation. It contains vitamin C, linoleic oil, phospholipids and other important nutrients. It is a rich source of tannins, which is known to affect the integrity of mucus membrane. Tannins with their protein precipitating and vasoconstriction effects could be advantageous in preventing ulcer development. It is a Rasayana drug and used for detoxifying and tonifying the body.
- Rasa (taste on the tongue): Kashaya (Astringent), Madhura (Sweet), Katu (Pungent), Tikta (Bitter), Amla (Sour)
- Guna (Pharmacological Action): Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Dry)
- Virya (Action): Shita (Cooling)
- Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Madhura (Sweet)
- Dosha effect: Balances Vata, Pitta, and Kapha
- Dhatu (tissue): All tissues rejuvenated
- Srotas (channel): All channels cleansed, especially channels of elimination.
Triphala pacifies Vata-Vikar and cleanses the digestive tract. It aids to elimination and purification. It tones and strengthens the digestive tract and promote regular and complete the evacuation of the bowels. It helps with the digestion and assimilation of food, improves blood circulation and has anti-inflammatory properties.
It revitalizes the whole body by removing toxins, gas and distension whilst a nourishing the nervous system. It is good for anemia, fatigue, candida, cancer, allergies, constipation, diarrhea, yeast infections, indigestion and skin disorders. Triphala is rejuvenating tonic.
Ayurvedic Action / Karma
- Deepan: Enkindles the digestive fire.
- Krimighn: Worm destroying.
- Kusthaghna: herbs which treat skin diseases.
- Lekhaniya: Scrape the waste residues out of the body by a drying action.
- Pachana: Directly ‘digest’ Ama. They do not necessarily stimulate digestion as well.
- Pandughna: Used in anemia.
- Prameha: Useful in diabetes.
- Raktadoshahar: blood purifying
- Rasayana: Rejuvenative
- Shodhana: Clear the excess doshas out of the body.
- Shothahar: Removes inflammation.
Carminative: Either prevent formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract or facilitate the expulsion of said gas, thereby combatting flatulence.
Digestive Stimulant: Stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes and facilitates digestion.
Haematinic: Helps in the formation of blood cells in the process of hematopoiesis
Benefits of Triphala Mandur
- It balances Vata and Pitta.
- It improves hemoglobin level.
- Due to the presence of Vitamin C (in Amla) it supports better assimilation of iron.
- It gives relief in digestive problems.
- It cleans the intestines and clears acids.
- It treats the bowel and aid elimination of toxins from the intestines.
- Triphala intake gives relief in constipation.
Important Therapeutic Uses of Triphala Mandur
- Abdominal pain, gas
- Amlapitta or Hyperacidity
- Loss of appetite
The Dosage of Triphala Mandur
- The recommended dosage of 250 -500 mg or 1 to 2 tablets.
- It should be taken once or twice a day.
- It is to be taken with honey and Ghee.
- Or take as directed by a doctor.
Suggestions, Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects and Warnings
- It is completely safe to take this medicine in recommended doses.
- Do not exceed prescribed dosage.
- Avoid intake of heavy to digest, spicy and pungent food items.
- Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give the same result in another person.
- Exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
- Keep away from the sight and reach of children.