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A. Botanical Name and Common Names: Baheda Chilka, also known as Terminalia bellirica, is a medicinal fruit commonly used in Ayurvedic practices, including products from Ayush Life Elements. It is also known as Bibhitaki, Bahera, and Beleric Myrobalan, among other names.


B. Nutritional Content: Baheda Chilka is rich in various nutrients and bioactive compounds, including tannins, phenols, and flavonoids, which contribute to its numerous health benefits.


C. Flavor Description: Baheda Chilka has an astringent, slightly bitter taste, making it suitable for various formulations like herbal teas, powders, and capsules.


D. Benefits and Side Effects

  • Supports respiratory health: Baheda Chilka is known for its expectorant properties and helps in clearing mucus from the respiratory tract.
  • Enhances digestive function: The fruit has laxative effects and can help with constipation and other digestive issues.
  • Detoxification: It aids in liver detoxification and supports overall health5.
  • Antioxidant properties: Baheda Chilka contains powerful antioxidants that help combat free radicals and protect against oxidative stress.


Side Effects: Baheda Chilka is generally safe for consumption, but some people might experience mild stomach discomfort or allergic reactions. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult a healthcare professional before using it.


II. Usage and Applications


A. Recipe Suggestions and Home Remedies


  • Baheda Chilka Tea: Steep a teaspoon of Baheda Chilka powder from Ayush Life Elements in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Strain and drink for respiratory and digestive benefits.
  • Triphala Powder: Combine equal parts of Baheda Chilka, Haritaki, and Amla powders to make a traditional Ayurvedic remedy called Triphala, known for supporting digestion and overall health.


B. Buying and Storage Guide

  • Buy from a trusted source like Ayush Life Elements to ensure the product's quality and purity.
  • Store Baheda Chilka in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.


C. Usage Suggestions

  • Start with a small dose (1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon) daily and gradually increase as needed.
  • Mix Baheda Chilka powder from Ayush Life Elements with warm water or herbal tea.
  • Consult a healthcare professional or Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized recommendations.

Baheda Chilka | Terminalia Bellirica

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  • Botanical Name

    Terminalia Bellirica

  • Plant Family


  • Synonyms

    Bahera, Belric,  Bastard Myrobalan

  • Part Used

    Dried Fruits


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