Active Ingredient :
Tannins 40% & Tannins 60% Common Name :
Beleric, Belliric Myrobalan Chemical Constituents and Components :
Main chemical constitutes are tannins mainly include ß- sitosterol, gallic acid, ellagic acid, ethyl gallate, galloyl glucose and chebulaginic acid. Action :
Tannins: 1. It shows scavenging activity against mitochondrial lipid peroxidation. 2. It causes significant decrease in cholesterol level. 3. It shows antimicrobial activity against bacteria and virus. 4. It shows significant inhibition of microsomal lipid peroxidation and reduction in triglyceride levels in liver. 5. It show reduction in total acidity and peptic activity and increase in mucin content.Curing Diseases :
1. It is useful in cough, bronchitis and pharyngitis.
2. It is used in dyspepsia, flatulence, dipsia, and vomiting.
3. It is used in ophthalmopathy, strangury, splenomegaly, cephalagia and general debility.
4. It is useful in skin diseases, leucoderma and greyness of hair.Research Information :
Terminalia belerica extract reduces the levels of lipids in hypercholesterolemic models. It causes significant decrease in liver lipids and heart lipids. (Ref. Shaila, H.P. and et.al., Preventive actions of Terminalia belerica in experimentally induced atherosclerosis, Int J Cardiol. 1995 Apr ;49 (2):101-106)Possible Combinations :
Terminalia belerica + terminalia chebula + tmbelica officinalis + zingiber officinalis + embelia ribes (general debility)