Triphala, formulated by Ayurvedic physicians thousands of years ago and used by literally billions of people since, is considered the most effective colon tonic by most health care practitioners. Where other colon formulas are depleting. Triphala is mild, non-habit forming, and a rejuvenative. The Herbs: Triphala is so effective because its three herbs are potent healers: Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis) is one of Ayurveda's greatest rejuvenators and a strong natural anti-oxidant, also helps to boost the immune system and balances Pitta. Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula) is the Tibetan "king of medicine", a classic heart-brain-longevity tonic, is often depicted in the extended palm of the Buddha and balances Vata. Bibhitaki (Terminalia Belerica) is a powerful rejuvenative that reduces liver and heart disease, also improves the voice, vision and promotes the growth of hair and balances Kapha. 60 Capsules per Bottle.