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Triphala Churna

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.25.2
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
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Accession Number
1982.25.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.J.R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K.J.R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
Pharmaceutica Works, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
plastic: white; red
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed in red on container: "TRIPHALA CHURNA // . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is split
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.zanduayurveda.com/products/product-details.php?product=53
https://www.patanjaliayurved.net/product/ayurvedic-medicine/churna/triphala-churna/199
https://www.webmd.com/balance/guide/ayurvedic-treatments#1
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5567597/
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326547.php
Research Facts
Taken 1 to 2 teaspoons with milk or water every morning or at bedtime. Used as an anti-oxidant, improves digestion, circulation, respiration and genital/urinary function. Treats constipation, helps vision problems. Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antibacterial. Immunomodulating (suppresses immune system, fights infection/ disease). Used in aryurvedic medicine, a holistic healing system that originated in India over 3000 years ago. Consists of a mixture of indian gooseberry, black myrobalan, and belleric myrobalan.
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