Trikatu is a famous Ayurvedic combination of three spices (black pepper, long pepper and dry ginger powder)

  • Shunti Churna – Dry Ginger powder – 10grams
  • Maricha Churna – Black pepper powder – 10 grams
  • Pippali Churna – long pepper powder – 10 grams
  • Cow ghee (clarified butter) – 5 grams
  • Jaggery – 5 grams
  1. Mix Trikatu (dry ginger, black pepper & long pepper powder) thoroughly. Use a small    mortar & pestle or a mixer to make a fine powder of the three spices
  2. Take half a teaspoon of each Trikatu powder, jaggery & ghee and mix together.Take twice a day after a meal for a duration of 15 days to one month to relieve cough.

It is not suitable for people with gastritis and diabetes.


Jaggery and ghee relieve throat irritation. All ingredients of Trikatu are powerful anti- inflammatory spices. Long pepper is a powerful anti – tussive (useful in cough) and expectorant (expels phlegm out of lungs).

Side Benefits

This also helps to improve digestive strength and respiratory disorders (people with long term lung problems).


Trikatu churna can be stored for up to 3 – 6 months (if kept in air tight container without allowing contact with moisture or direct sunlight.)

Trikatu, Jaggery & ghee mix can be stored moisture – free for a couple of weeks.