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What are the herb terminalia chebula side effects?Is it useful?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Few, very useful

Terminalia chebula, also called haritaki, is considered the "king of medicines" in tibet ; often listed first in ayurvedic herbals.
It's very safe ; useful with few side effects; it may cause loose stools, may be unsafe in pregnancy/breastfeeding ; may not be suited for those with high pitta. See http://www.Holistic-herbalist.Com/terminalia-chebula.Html ; www.Ijrpbsonline.Com/files/38-3251.Pdf.

In brief: Few, very useful

Terminalia chebula, also called haritaki, is considered the "king of medicines" in tibet ; often listed first in ayurvedic herbals.
It's very safe ; useful with few side effects; it may cause loose stools, may be unsafe in pregnancy/breastfeeding ; may not be suited for those with high pitta. See http://www.Holistic-herbalist.Com/terminalia-chebula.Html ; www.Ijrpbsonline.Com/files/38-3251.Pdf.
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