Haritaki (Chebulic Myrobalan), also called Harad, is an amazing herb that has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for constipation. Regular use of this herb can help regulate bowel movement and expel excess wind, making it an excellent choice for those suffering from constipation.
Haritaki is also a great blood purifier, helping to remove toxins from the body. Diabetes is treated with haritaki. It lowers diabetics’ blood sugar by activating pancreatic beta cells to produce insulin.
Haritaki helps relieve symptoms of bloating and flatulence. It helps the intestines get rid of gas.
Haritaki has four tastes: Katu (pungent), Tikta (bitter), Kashaya (astringent), and Amla (sour).
Haritaki is commonly taken as a powder, however, it can also be consumed in its raw form. If you choose to take it raw, you should make sure to grind it into a powder before consuming it. This will make the herb easier to digest.
Haritaki powder should be taken in modest doses. Take 1/4–1/2 teaspoon of Haritaki powder with a cup of warm water.
It is best to consult your healthcare provider before taking any herbal remedy to ensure safety and effectiveness.