TERMINALIA CHEBULA BLACK (Chebulic Myrobalan)
TERMINALIA CHEBULA BLACK
1) Fruits are useful in vitiated conditions of tridosha, gout, rheumatism, wounds.
2) Chebulic myrobalans are used in fever, cough, asthma.
Seven tyepes of Haritaki are described in Bhavprakash.
(i) V ijaya (ii)( Rohini (iii) Putna (iv) Anruta (v) Avhya (vi) Jivanti and (vii) Chetaki.
It is a very good carminative and mild laxative drug.
Fallen unripe small fruits are known as Himej (Bal harde). Tincture of Terminalia Chebula is used in Homeopathy.