In the present study Herbal drug Terminalia chebula Retz. Commonly known as Myrobalan cultivated throughout India mainly for its multipurpose use, was selected for review. Terminalia chebula is used commonly as a constituent of Triphala churna ÂÂ an herbal formulation. The plant is traditionally used for treatment of chronic ulcers, wound, as a gargle in stomatitis & as laxative. It also has antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic antiviral and antibacterial activity. In this review we have explored the phyto- pharmacological properties of T. Chebula and compiled its vast pharmacological applications to comprehend and synthesize the subject of its potential image ofmultipurpose medicinal agent.