Ayurvedic Benefits of Trikatu

written by Anjula May 23, 2017


Trikatu is often prescribed in Ayurveda. Containing three spices in equal proportions, it’s is made up of:

  1. Black pepper – Piper nigrum
  2. Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
  3. Ginger – Zingiber officinalis.

Being extremely hot by nature, Trikatu is often used to stimulate the digestive fire (Agni), burn toxins, increase circulation and reduce inflammation.

Some Additional Key Benefits of Trikatu:
  • It has been shown to be beneficial for the respiratory system
  • It balances Kapha dosha, as it removes congestion
  • Useful in treating throat infections
  • It burns fat
  • It is good for the liver, spleen and pancreas
  • Beneficial in treating hypothyroidism
  • Reduces cholesterol levels
  • Has been shown to be beneficial in treating skin diseases
  • It stimulates the stomach to produce enzymes, thus, aiding in digestion
  • Useful in relieving ama (a state of indigestion)
  • Useful in treating diabetes
  • Useful in treating bloating

Interested in purchasing? We recommend trying Himalaya Herbal Healthcare’s Trikatu Caplets.


  • Please consult your physician, or health care provider before taking any home remedies, supplements or starting a new health regime or practice.
  • Women who are pregnant or nursing should not take this product.
  • Those taking MAOI’s, SSRI’s, antidepressants, NSAIDS, corticosteroids or certain other medications should not take this product.
  • Those who have diabetes, hypoglycemia, high blood pressure, cardiovascular ailments or certain other medical conditions should not take this product.
  • Due to its hot potency, Trikatu may worsen gastritis, causing a burning sensation.


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