Herbal Information on Terminalia Chebula Fruit in Bulk Cut Form
Common Name: Terminalia
Botanical Name: Terminalia Chebula Fruit
Channels: Lung, Stomach, Large Intestine
Other Names: Fructus Terminaliae Chebulae
Pin Yin Name: He Zi
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Form: cut - Cut
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Caution is advised in patients with diabetes or hypoglycemia, and in those taking drugs, herbs, or supplements that affect blood sugar.
Additional Information on He Zi
- Benefits Digestion
- Supports normal bowel movements
- Aids the respiratory system
Product Properties: Bitter, sour, astringent, neutral
Here are 10 key medicinal benefits associated with Terminalia chebula fruit:
1. Laxative effects - T. chebula acts as a mild laxative to help relieve constipation. It helps stimulate bowel movements and supports regularity.
2. Digestive aid - The fruits contain tannins and anthraquinones that help improve digestion, reduce gut spasms, and eliminate gas or bloating.
3. Liver support - T. chebula has hepatoprotective effects that help protect the liver from toxins and improve liver function.
4. Antidiabetic effects - Animal studies show T. chebula helps lower blood sugar levels, potentially due to containing compounds like chebulinic acid.
5. Antioxidant effects - Rich in phenolics and flavonoids, T. chebula is a potent antioxidant that reduces oxidative stress and inflammation.
6. Heart health - The fruits may help lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure, helping reduce risk of heart disease.
7. Anticancer activity - Early studies suggest the fruits exhibit cytotoxic effects against cancer cells and may help prevent or slow cancer growth.
8. Oral health - With antibacterial and antimicrobial actions, T. chebula helps fight cavities, gingivitis, and inhibits plaque and caries formation.
9. Wound healing - Applied topically, T. chebula promotes faster healing of wounds. It improves collagen deposition and fights infection.
10. Immunomodulating effects - By enhancing immune cell activity, the fruits help strengthen immune defense against infections and illness.
In summary, T. chebula fruit has many evidence-based medicinal uses in Ayurvedic medicine, supported by modern pharmacological research.
Naturally Occurring Components: chebulinic acid, gallic acid, glutamic acid, palmitic acid, selenium, potassium, manganese, iron, copper, vitamin C, terminoic acid, chebupentol, shikimic acid, dehydroshikimic acid
Popular Herbal Combinations with He Zi
- Mugwort + Hi Zi
- Psyllium Husk + Hi Zi
- Ginger + Hi Zi
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About Plum Flower Quality Herb cuts
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
- Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
- Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 25423UPC: 739934154236Manufacturer Part Number 5423SFCondition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 5.00 (in)Height: 2.00 (in)Depth: 7.00 (in)