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East and West: This is an Ayurvedic herbal rasayana formula and you really need to ask your Eastern practitioner about how to (if at all) combine it w/ Western medications. W/ some it may be fine - w/ others not. Be specific when you ask. Your Western Dr is less likely to know about this but you can ask them too. Best! ...Read more
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Not sure: Have not heard of problems taking them together. Would discuss with your prescriber ...Read more
Not sure: Triphala churna is an Ayurvedic medicine that is reported to remove toxins from the GI tract & cleanse the liver, gallbladder& kidneys. I could not find any information about mixing this with plavix (clopidogrel). A naturopathic healer might be able to investigate this further. ...Read more
Triphala,weight loss: Triphala is blend of 3 berries (dried and ground into powder form) that originated in India. These 3 berries- Amalaki, Haritaki and Bibhitaki have a synergistic ability to decrease fat .It is natural approach to reduce fat in bloodstream, increase HDL cholesterol and reduce LDL See a Physician for weight loss Plan including Triphala, Balanced Diet, Exercise and Stress management ...Read more
Cure no may help: Ayurvedic remedy means three fruits, amala, harada, bihara is a natural laxative, found to be useful several conditions. Some studies in india showed to reduce tumor growth, cell proliferation, and as a antoxident. For uc one must be under physician supervised tradtional treatment watch for complications , triphala is to be used as diet supplement not a primary curative agent. ...Read more
I am currently taking the following herbs: triphala, turmeric, neem, tulsi and moringa. What diet do I need to follow for weight loss?
Consider nutritarian: Good choice of herbs! the best "diet" for weight loss is one that you can follow permanently, not a crash diet. My favorite diet for both optimizing weight and maintaining good health is dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet- see http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx and http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx increased physical activity will also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor put me on Prilosec OTC for 14 days. I take that in the morning before breakfast. Can I take Triphala (ayurvedic mix) too at night ?
Not enough data: Prilosec is a brand of omeprazole (http://www.drugs.com/omeprazole.html) which is a drug manufactured under auspices of FDA. As you noted, Triphala (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triphala) is an Ayurvedic formula, which like all over-the-counter herbs & dietary supplements, is manufactured w/o 3rd party quality control & oversight. I could not find any data linking these two, whether good or bad. ...Read more
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