Sanskrit name: Bibhitaki
Botanical name: Terminalia bellirica
Habitat: This herb, which is an important Ayurvedic herb, is a tree found throughout the Indian forests and plains.
- Rasa (taste): Astringent, Sweet
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
- Doshas (constitution): Balances pitta and kapha, increases vata
Beleric Myrobalan acts as an astringent and is helping in treating digestion related diseases. It is one of the ingredients of the Triphala of Ayurveda and is useful in the treatment of diseases related to eyes, nose, heart and bladder.