Triphala has been used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for many years. It's been used as a bowel tonic, laxative, blood purifier, and whole body rejuvenator. Triphala means 'three fruits'. These are Chebulic myrobalan, Belleric myrobalan, and Amla. Belleric myrobalan can help clear mucus from the body. Amla is one of the highest known sources of Vitamin C. Triphala may help restore digestive function, encourage beneficial intestinal bacteria enhance enzyme production, and help draw stagnated wastes out of the intestines.