Ayurveda Nature

Principles of Ayurveda - Tri Malas

The Tri Malas

Malas are various waste products of the dhatus produce during the normal metabolic process.

The three malas are

  • Purisha(Faeces)
    Purisha is the waste left back after nutrients of digested food have been absorbed in the small intestine.While water & salt got absorbed in the large intestine, the residue converted into solid faeces excreted from body.
  • Mutra (urine)
  • Sweda (sweat)
Arjuna Fruit


Arjuna extracts have been widely used in Ayurvedic medicine. The bark of the tree has been used for several centuries for treating cardiovascular ailments. It has a host of other therapeutic benefits including treating asthma, hypertension and kidney stones. The tree is also found in Myanmar and Sri Lanka.