Picture of the Amla flower part of Triphala

Sperb’s Herbs: Triphala

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This is an exciting episode of the Sperb’s Herbs podcast. This episode covers the three herb Triphala. Each episode covers another traditional herb from somewhere in the world and will go into great depth about it. Besides covering the basics of the herb including its traditional use and functions, we will explore the history, quality, science, pharmacology, evidence, and any potential interactions of each herb. And then there is always something a little quirky about an episode. Whether that is a unique story or an interesting perspective, there will always be something different to learn about episode’s herb.

Course Goals

A participant will be able to:

  1. Comprehend basic, traditional, and bio- medical information about Triphala
  2. Converse about the current scientific evidence about the uses, dangers, and effectiveness of Triphala
  3. Understand the history of Triphala, especially in the context of its tradition and its modern discovery
  4. Understand and prevent any potential drug-herb interactions

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