Trikatu Churna is an age-old ayurvedic remedy that is extensively used for treating umpteen health problems including indigestion, gastritis, constipation, obesity, asthma, cough and cold, arthritis, infections, ulcers, etc. Imbued with potent herbal ingredients, seek benefit from this powerful immune booster with proper doctor recommendation.
Known as the Power Trinity’, Trikatu is a classical ayurvedic formulation that combines the goodness of three herbs or spices, mainly, long pepper, black pepper, and ginger to create an absolute remedy for most Vata and Kapha derangements like digestive anomalies, respiratory issues, inflammatory conditions, liver disturbances, various infections, sexual and reproductive oddities, hypercholesteremia, sluggish metabolism, and obesity.
The holistic science of Ayurveda also knows this unique herbal blend by the names Trikatu Choornam, Trikatu Powder, Katutraya churna, Kadutraya Churna, Trikatukam churnam, Three Peppers, Three Pungent Herbs etc.
Trikatu chiefly works by stimulating ‘Agni’, i.e. the digestive fire, improves the assimilation of nutrients in the body and reduces Kapha. It is also famed as a rejuvenator and tonic which helps pacify the aggravated Kapha in the respiratory and digestive tract and also regulates the path for the Vata, thus reducing bloating and abdominal distension.
Composition Of Trikatu
1 part Gaja Pippali/ Long pepper - Piper longum
1 part Kali Marich/ Black pepper – Piper nigrum
1 part Shunthi/ Adrak/ Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
How to use:
Boil 2 cups of water
add 1/2 tea spoon of power
simmer for 15-20 minutes
split into 2 cups or pots
drink one cup 30 minutes before breakfast
drink one cup 30 minutes before dinner
at least for 4 weeks
The effective therapeutic dosage of Trikatu churnam may vary from person to person depending upon the age, severity, and condition of the patient. Consultation from an ayurvedic doctor is a must, as he or she will thoroughly examine the indications and prescribe the correct dosage for a specific time period.
Adults: ½ - 2 gram twice a day preferably 30 minutes before meals or right after meals alongside lukewarm water and/or honey.
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