Latin name: Terminalia bellirica Roxb. (Combretaceae), Terminalia belerica
Sanskrit/Indian name: Vibhitaki, Karshaphala, Kalidruma, Bahera
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, Terminalia arjuna has been used to balance the three "humors": kapha, pitta, and vata. It has also been used for asthma, bile duct disorders, scorpion stings, and poisonings.
Terminalia chebula is used for dysentery.
Terminalia chebula is also used topically as a mouthwash and gargle.