Health Benefits Of Trikatu Churna

Trikatu Churan
Trikatu Churan

Trikatu Churna is an age old herbal remedy which has been used in condition of asthma, obesity, cough, cold or any respiratory disease.

It’s ayurvedic composition helps in healing asthma, gout, cough, cold and other respiratory diseases.

Let’s know more about this Trikatu.

What Is Trikatu Churna?

Trikatu Churna is a mixture of three Indian ayurvedic herbs in equal proportion, and the three Indian herbs are Kali Mirch(Black Pepper, Piper Nigrum), Pipali(Indian Long Pepper, Piper Longum) and Dry Ginger(Saunth, Zingiber Officinale).

Trikatu Churna is hot in potency and widely used in various ayurvedic treatments especially in the Ayurvedic treatment of asthma, dyspepsia. Trikatu Churna is also known by other names like Trikatu Choornam, Trikatu corona, katutraya Churna, Kadutraya Churna. It is also used to stimulate and maintain the digestive and respiratory system.

It is available in any Ayurvedic store, or one can also make it at home by grinding three herbs named above in equal proportion. Let’s know about it’s medicinal and ayurvedic properties.

Medicinal Properties Of Trikatu Churna

Trikatu churna also inhibits medicinal value. It is anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-emetic innature. It is used as an appetizer and digestive stimulant.

It contains PIPERINE which is a great bioenhancer means it increase the bioavailability of other medicinal drugs and ayurvedic medicines.

Ayurvedic Properties Of Trikatu Churna

Trikatu churna is a useful ayurvedic composition which helps in healing various respiratory and digestive diseases. It inhibits following ayurvedic properties:-

  • Rasa(Taste):Katu(Pungent)
  • Guna(Quality):Laghu(Light), Ruksha (Dry)
  • Virya(Potency):Ushna(Hot)
  • Dosha Karma(Effects on humor):Pacifies Kapha(Water) and Vatta(Air), Increases Pitta(Fire)

Trikatu helps in pacifying Kapha Doshas(Water Humors), Vatta Doshas(Air Humors) and disease related to their imbalance. Let’s know about it’s different health benefits:-

Health Benefits Of Trikatu Churna

Trikatu is a very helpful herbal remedy to get rid of digestive disorders and respiratory diseases. It helps in fighting with chronic disease asthma naturally and also helps in cleansing of Srotas, channels which carry essential nutrient to the body. Besides these, it  has several other health benefits which are mentioned below:-

1. Improves Digestion

Trikatu churna helps in improving digestion as it increases fire element in the body which results in proper digestion and increase in appetite. One who have digestive disorders can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon, an hour before a meal.

2. Improves Immunity

Trikatu churna helps in improving immunity as it increases fire element in the body which results in proper digestion and increase in appetite. One who have digestive disorders can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon, an hour before a meal.

3. Helps In Weight Loss And Reducing Obesity

It is a very good remedy for improper digestion. It helps in increasing metabolism and reducing obesity. Trikatu in combination with Triphala is best to remove extra pounds of weight.

One who wants to lose some weight can take one teaspoon of trikatu choral, half an hour before a meal. It is also a useful remedy for those who have constipation, loss of appetite and other digestive disorders.

4. Heals Asthma And Respiratory Diseases

Trikatu churna is a very useful remedy for asthma and other respiratory diseases like bronchitis. It reduces mucus from lungs due to it’s hot potency. It also helps in a healing sore throat, sinus infection, and other respiratory infections.

The dosage of 1/2 to 1 teaspoon with honey, half an hour before a meal helps in healing asthma and respiratory infections naturally.

5. Reduces Cholesterol Level

Trikatu churna helps in reducing cholesterol level in blood and is a very good remedy for one who wants to reduce cholesterol level. One can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of it, an hour before a meal.

6. Helps In Healing Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS)

Medical science is unable to find the exact cause of the occurrence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) but according to Indian Ayurveda, it occurs due to malfunction of digestive fire.

Trikatu churn works well when the patient has diarrhea, cramps or gas combined with mucus in stool. It reduces mucus in stool and normalizes the digestive fire.

7. Reduces Body Aches

Body aches are common among people in winter, trikatu churn provides warmth to the body and reduces body aches. One can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of it, an hour before a meal.

8. Strengthen The Reproductive Functions

Trikatu churn helps in strengthening the reproductive functions, warming and energizing reproductive organs as it possesses aphrodisiac properties. It also helps in increasing sperm count and maintenance of healthy sexual life.

9. Trikatu Churan For Thyroid

Trikatu churn also helps in healing Thyroid. Mix Prawal pistol or Godanti Bhasma(10 gm) with Trikatu Churan(50 gm) and take mixture 1/2 gm twice a day with honey.

10. Trikatu Churan For Skin Disease

According to Charaka Chikitsa Sthana 7/61, intake of Trikatu with haritaki, Jaggery and Sesame oil for one-month cure skin diseases.

As you came to know about how health beneficial trikatu churn is? Let’s know from where to get it?

From Where To Get Trikatu Churan?

Trikatu Churan is available in your nearby ayurvedic store, or you can buy it online. Some popular names are Patanjali Divya Trikatu Churan by Baba Ramdev,  Himalaya Trikatu Churan, Himalaya Trikatu Capsules, Himalaya Trikatu Tablets.

If you have all the three ingredients of Trikatu churn available at your home, you can make it at your home. See below how to make Trikatu Churan at home?

How To Make Trikatu Churan At Home?

If you want to prepare Trikatu Churan at home, you need following ingredients:-

  • Dry Ginger (10 gm)
  • Black Pepper (10 gm)
  • Long Pepper(10 gm)

Take all the above-mentioned ingredients, and grind it in the grinder, till it becomes a fine powder. When all ingredients become a fine powder, mix all and now your trikatu churn ready. You can take it with honey or jaggery.  Let’s  know about it’s dosage:-

Dosage Of Trikatu Churan

One can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of Trikatu Churan mixed with honey, an hour before a meal as it is pungent in taste and hot in potency.

It can also be taken along with a meal or after a meal. Don’t take more than one teaspoon; you may feel burning sensation in stomach, and it may cause gastric problems.

Trikatu Churan Side Effects

Along with several health benefits, Trikatu churn has the only side effect that it may worsen gastritis and may cause burning sensation in the stomach if taken in higher dosage.

Dr.M.Gopi Krishna is a renowned professor in the dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya kalpana at Sri Jagadguru Gavisiddheshwara Ayurvedic Medical College & Post Graduate Research Center.He has personally made around 250 Ayurvedic preparations and self dispense in his own clinic for his patients.