Bruhath Triphala Choornam Ingredients, Benefits & Dosage

Bruhath Triphala Choornam is an ayurvedic formulation used for constipation. It is also used to treat flatulence, bloating and piles or all problems with constipation or incomplete evacuation as underlying cause. It is more effective for relieving constipation than Triphala Churna because of Senna powder.

Ingredient (Composition)

Bruhath Triphala Choornam contains 5 ingredients including three ingredients from Triphala Churna (Amalaki, Bibhitaki & Haritaki) and Senna Powder and Mulethi Churna.

Amalaki (Amla) – Emblica Officinalis20%
Bibhitaki – Terminalia Bellirica20%
Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula20%
Mulethi or Yashtimadhu – Glycyrrhiza Glabra20%
Sanay or Swarna Patri (Indian Senna) – Cassia Angustifolia20%

Medicinal Properties

Bruhat Triphala Choornam has following medicinal properties:

  • Laxative
  • Mild Antacid
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory (mild)
  • Antibacterial
  • Adaptogenic
  • Anticancer
  • Carminative
  • Emmenagogue
  • Fat Burner

Therapeutic Indications

The primary indication of Bruhath Triphala Choornam is constipation. In addition to constipation, it also provides relief in the following health conditions:

  1. Piles or hemorrhoids
  2. Flatulence and intestinal gas
  3. Bloating or abdominal distension

In addition to these problems, it can also be used for losing weight. Its anticancer action can be useful in the prevention of cancer and metastasis.

Bruhath Triphala Choornam Benefits & Uses

Bruhath Triphala Choornam benefits by acting on intestine and colon. It can also be used for weight loss, but for a short duration. It can help to remove sticky stool from the linings of the bowel.


Senna is its important ingredient, which irritate the lining of the bowel and induces laxative action. Other ingredients support its laxative effects and Mulethi reduces the side effects of Senna that cause abdominal discomfort and cramps. Overall, it is the best laxative for acute constipation. In chronic constipation, it may require for a short duration along with other medicines acting on intestinal movement and liver. In such cases, it should be given along with Vishtinduk Vati, Arogyavardhini Vati and Bhringrajasava or Kumari Asava. After a few days (1 to 2 weeks), it needs to be stopped and other medicines should be continued for 8 to 12 weeks.

Piles (Hemorrhoids)

In piles, Bruhath Triphala Choornam helps to soften the stool and eliminates constipation. In non-bleeding piles, it should be used in combination of Kankayan Vati. In bleeding piles, it should be given with Arshoghni Vati. In Grade 1 and Grade 2 hemorrhoids, this approach is effective. In later stages, it might not provide the desired results.

Flatulence & Intestinal gas

Bruhath Triphala Choornam acts on Apana Vayu and improves its functions. It helps to reduce flatulence and intestinal gas. However, it should be used along with Arogyavardhini Vati and Lasunadi Vati for getting the best results. It is also effective for reducing bloating.

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