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Mohd. Wajeehul Qamar, Mohd. Talib, MA Jafri, Aisha Siddiqui*, Shahid S. Chudhary.

Department of Ilmul Advia, Faculty of Medicine (Unani), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi-62, India.

Volume 2016, Issue 2016, Article ID 94, Page 1-5.

Itrifal is one of the important oral semisolid Unani dosage forms, which is used especially for gastric and mental problems. The essential constituents of Itrifal are tripphala. Triphala consists of three fruits: Halaila (Terminalia chebula), Balaila (Terminalia bellerica) and Amla (Emblica officinalis). Itrifal Kishneezi (IK) is an important confection, prepared from Halailajat (all three types of Halaila, Balaila and Amla) along with Kishneez (Coriandrum sativum). IK is used traditionally for flatulence, gastric problems and chronic cold etc. IK has also been reported for its antidepressant and antioxidant potential in recent years.

Key words: Itrifal, Itrifal Kishneezi, Triphala, Antidepressant, Antioxidant.