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    April 06, 2022 1 min read

    Herbs for Autumn - Trikatu.
    Trikatu is made up of three spices - Ginger, black pepper and pippali.

    The energetic of the spices are pungent, heating, light and dry. It awakens digestion, digests toxins (AMA) and has a pinasaghna effect, meaning it alleviates nasal congestion. Trikatu helps to alleviate cough, asthma and benefits breathing by clearing sticky mucus and phlegm. It is also a great remedy for hay fever.

    This formulation can be helpful in low metabolism, hypothyroid, weight gain, low energy and low immunity.

    This formula should be used in caution if you are suffering from high pitta and hyperacidity.

    Best to make a paste combined with honey. Honey helps to clear mucous and enhances the cleansing actions of the spices.

    Ayurvedic actions of Trikatu:

      • Deepana - awakens digestion

      • Pachana - digests toxins

      • Rasayana - rejuvenates, especially to Kapha and the lungs

      • Pinasaghna - alleviates nasal congestion.

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