Trikatu Churna is an herbal formulation used in ayurveda for enhancing effects and increasing the absorption of ayurvedic medicines. It has hot potency, which means its intake results in production of heat in the body and increase digestive juices and bile salt secretion. Chruna is a Sanskrit term meaning powder. Trikatu – Tri – means three, katu – herbs that are hot and pungent. – overall, Triaktu powder is a fine powder mix of three spices. Trikatu Churna has primary effect on stomach and increases digestive juices, which helps stimulating digestion. It also has influence on liver and increases production of bile salts. Trikatu contains PIPERINE, which is a great bio-enhancer phytochemical. It promotes the bioavailability of nutrients and other medicines including both ayurvedic as well as modern drugs. However, Trikatu Churna may not have synergistic effect with other drugs, but increases the absorption of the drugs in the blood stream. It is helpful for those medicines, which are poorly absorbed in the blood stream.
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. In fact, according to Ayurveda, most imbalances in the body begin with boggy, sluggish, or otherwise inefficient digestion. Trikatu is a wonderful tool for getting the digestion back on track, it can play an instrumental role in stoking the digestive fire that is so needed for optimal health. Trikatu is consumed usually in a powder form and is widely used in Ayurveda medicine to treat specific conditions and dosha types.
- Trikatu is a combination of Sunthee, Miri & Pippali.
- Trikatu provides normal gastric support within the upper digestive system and helps the body's normal response to the occasional distention associated with large meals.
- May help support healthy respiratory and gastric functions.
- It is said to have expectorant and anti-inflammatory properties.
.It enhances the metabolic rate and the thermogenic effect.These properties helps in supporting the respiratory health.
14.It also increases the bioavailability of the foods, nutrients and medicines and is an essential part in many of the multi-herbal preparations.
- 15.It is also used to treat abdominal and gastric disorders and other disorders like pyrexia, insomnia and dysentery.
Powder : Take 2 gms powder, 1 to 2 times a day or as advised by the physician.