One of the three ingredients in the most widely used Ayurvedic health promoting formula—Triphala. Bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica) is one of the best herbs for detoxifying and rejuvenating kapha. As such, it is used in all types of kapha imbalances and is especially helpful in supporting the organs and tissues where kapha tends to accumulate.
These include the lungs, liver and urinary tract as well as the sinuses, ears, eyes and throat. It is extremely astringent in taste and has the qualities of being dry and light, all of which help to balance the inherent damp and heavy qualities of kapha.
Bibhitaki also helps maintain balanced body fluid levels while toning and cleansing the colon