Trikatu is a Sanskrit word meaning “Three spices”. It is the main stimulant compound used by Ayurvedic doctors. Containing fruits of black pepper (Piper Nigrum), Indian long pepper (Piper Longum) and the rhizomes of ginger (Zingiber Officinalis), it is a common combination used to stimulate and maintain the digestive and respiratory systems. This it does by reducing Kapha (water and earth) and increasing Pitta (fire) through the rejuvenation of low Agni (fire) and the burning away of Ama (toxins). It is strongly heating and removes cold, congestion, reviving weak organic functions. Also an aphrodisiac and strengthens reproductive functions, warming, and energizing the reproductive organs.
Trikatu is a safe digestive stimulant and expectorant. It is antiallergenic, carminative, antiflatulent, and acts as a natural antihistamine. Effective in dyspepsia, it provides a balanced heat to warm digestion and circulation and to prevent the formation of gastric mucosa. Trikatu is used internally in the treatment of gastric and abdominal disorders, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, dysentery, pyrexia, and insomnia.
Its administration promotes the secretion of digestive juices, increasing appetite. Trikatu stimulates the formation of hydrochloric acid. It helps to inhibit gaseous distension.
Trikatu's main ingredients are: Extracts of Indian Long Pepper, Black Pepper and Ginger.
Tricatu is available in tablet form (60 caps per bottle).
Take one capsule, two times a day or as directed by your physician.
Follow the directions of using this medicine provided by your doctor or pharmacist. Take Tricatu exactly as directed.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Tricatu and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Keep this medicine in the original bottle. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.