Undoubtedly, this is the time of the year to stock up on those all-natural digestive aids such as Ginger Extract and Triphala!
Ginger extract is derived from the plant Zingiber officinale. Folk medicine has long touted ginger as an effective aid to proper digestion. Contemporary usage has shown ginger to be effective in numerous situations, such as motion sickness, nausea and indigestion.
Triphala powder is an equal mixture of the dried fruits of three plants, namely Terminalia chebula, Terminalia belerica and Emblica officinalis. Triphala is an ancient formula which is valued in coordinating digestion, absorption, and metabolism. The ingredients of Triphala have been used separately or in combination in numerous Ayurvedic formulations to improve the efficacy of the above processes. Improved metabolism results in the efficient utilization of nutrients which may subsequently prevent overeating.