Terminalia chebula, Myrobalan, Abhaya, Kayastha, Haritaki, Hirdo, Alalekai, Katukka, Hirda, Harida, Halela, Kadukkai, Karaka
Harad is an herb which is commonly known as Harade in India and has multiple Ayurvedic health benefits.
Taking Harad powder (mixed with water) two times a day helps boost the immune system by reducing the cell damage due to its antioxidant and immunomodulatory activities.
It also helps fight against infectious agents and prevents skin infections. Harad extract can also be applied on the eyelids to manage certain eye diseases as it acts as a nerve tonic.
1. Weak digestion
Harad improves digestion by forming a healthy intestinal environment and by increasing the absorption of nutrients from the food. This is due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) properties. Moreover, Harad also has Rechana (laxative) property that can aid in constipation.
Harad helps manage constipation if it is made a paste and taken at night due to its Rechana (laxative) property.
3. Weight loss
Harad helps to remove toxins from the body and keeps digestive system on track due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) properties. It helps manage weight by proper digestion of the food and by improving the metabolism.
4. Cough and Cold
Harad is good for preventing cough and cold naturally due to its Kapha balancing property.
Take Harad with Salt for balancing Kapha.
5. Weak Immunity
Harad improves immunity and increases longevity due to its Rasayana (rejuvenating) property.
6. Skin disease
Harad helps manage skin diseases by purifying the blood due to its Pitta balancing nature. It also works by removing the dead skin cells and helps in the growth of new cells due to its Rasayana (rejuvenating) property.
Harad helps to manage joint pain and enhance the longevity of tissues, muscles, and bones due to its Vata balancing property. For Vata balancing effect take Harad with ghee.
8. Alzheimer's Disease
Harad gives strength to the nervous system and helps control its related disorders due to its Rasayana (rejuvenating) and Vata balancing properties.