Stock Up On These Digestive Health Remedies
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Trikatu

A traditional Ayurvedic blend of herbs containing pippali or long pepper, ginger and black pepper. Trikatu means ‘3 pungents’. It’s used to balance mandagni.

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Cumin Seeds

Cumin, coriander and fennel seed tea is a traditional tri-doshic formula used to cleanse the body and balance mandagni.

Purchase individually and combine in equal parts.

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Triphala Powder

Triphala is a gentle daily detoxifier for the colon. It is high in vitamin C and tri-doshic. Triphala powder is traditionally taken in hot water as tasting the formula provides important benefits.

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Triphala Tablets

Triphala tablets are a convenient way to consume triphala, a gentle daily detoxifier for the colon. Triphala is high in vitamin C and tri-doshic. Dr. Sharada Hall suggests crushing the tablet in your mouth before swallowing.

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Tongue Cleaner

A tongue cleaner or tongue scraper stimulates the cleansing action of the digestive process and may improve oral hygiene. When ama is present and a thick white coating covers the tongue, use a tongue scraper to help clear the ama.

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Cleanse Kits

Everything you need for an Ayurvedic cleanse you can purchase from Banyan Botanicals in one convenient kit. View the assorted kits here.

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Ghee

Ghee or clarified butter is used in Ayurvedic cleanses and kitchari. It lubricates the tissues and assists in removing toxins from the body.

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Mung Beans

Mung beans are full of health benefits and are one of the easiest beans to digest. They’re traditionally used in kitchari, the staple food of Ayurvedic cleanses.

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Basmati Rice

Wonderfully fragrant, light and easy to digest, basmati rice along with mung beans nourish and cleanse the system.

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Sesame Oil

Sesame oil is good for vata and kapha dosha. It is nutty, slightly heating and is commonly used in Ayurvedic treatments.

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