Good for liver , spleen and disorders related to pancreas.
Dosage : 1-3 gms per day or as advised by the physician.
Trikatu Powder, made of ginger and black pepper, effectively cures anemia, hepatitis and other liver diseases. It also improves metabolism and digestion.
Trikatu means the Three Pungents and it is used to help maintain a healthy respiratory system. Ginger, Black Pepper and Long Pepper are mixed together to stimulate the system, warm the digestion and improve assimilation of nutrients. It is traditionally used for lung and nasal problems. It is specific for allergic rhinitis, hayfever and colds. It is used in Ayurveda as part of a weight loss regime to increase metabolism, digest fats and balance appetite. It is traditionally taken with honey. Use before meals as a deepaniya- a digestive stimulant and after meals as a pachaniya- as an aid to digestion. This is the main stimulant compound used in Ayurveda. Trikatu rejuvenates Agni, burns away Ama and allows for the assimilation of other medicines and foods. Ginger, Black Pepper and Long Pepper
Ayurvedic Energetics: Specific for low Agni and high Ama, weak digestive fire and accumulation of toxins; reduces Kapha and Vata, increases Pitta. Trikatu is used mainly to control conditions in which kapha or ama obstructs Vata.
Trikatu is the spark that rekindles the embers of a weakened digestive system. The name Trikatu literally means three pungents and it refers to the three spices of which it is composed. These are Ginger, Black Pepper, and Indian Long Pepper, or Pippali. These three spices are the best stimulants to the digestive and metabolic functions of the body as they ignite the internal fire of the gastro-intestinal tract as well as many other tissues of the body. They help the digestive system in a variety of ways that encourage proper function and ease assimilation of medicines and nutrients, as well as being potent aids to the lungs and respiratory functions.
Trikatu is a powerful and safe blend of spices that has aided in digestion and respiration for thousands of years. Take a little before a meal to stimulate digestive juices, and a little afterwards to aid in digestion of the meal. Although it is safe and non-toxic, taking too much Trikatu can lead to pitta imbalance and hyper –acidity, and it should be used with respect.