Trivrit herb (operculina turpethum ) is a perennial aromatic creeper and exudes a milky juice.
Stems are long ,twisted , tough ,twinning and brown .
Leaves are small , many , oval in shape .
Flowers are white in color with a length of 1 to 4 inches and has 3 to 4 branches .
Fruits are round in shape and shinny 2 inches long seeds .
Roots are thick ,slender , fleshy, much branched and black in color .
Fruit and Flowers of the plant grows in march to december .
This plant has purgative properties therefore it help to reduce toxins from the body .
Kingdom :- Plantae
Division :- Magnoliophyta
Class :- Magnolisida
Order :- Solanales
Family :- Convolvulaceae
Genus :- Operculina
Species :- O.turpethum
Latin Name :- Operculina turpethum
Sanskrit Name :- Triputa ,Trivrit ,Tribhandi ,Suvaha , Rechani , Sarala , Ardhachandra, kumuda gandhini
Hindi Name :- Nisoth , Panila , Pithori
English Name :- India jalap ,Saint Thomas Lidpod , Transparent wood rose , Turpeth Root
Telugu Name :- Tegade
Malayalam Name :- Chivaka
Marathi Name :- Nisottar , Nishottar
Bengali Name :- Tevudi
Marathi Name :- Nisottar ,Nishottar
Gujarati Name :- Nasttara
Tamil Name :- Sivadai ,Adimbu ,Kumpncan ,Paganrai
Kannada Name :- Vilitigada ,Aluthi gida ,Bangada balli ,Bilitigade , Devadanti , Nagadanti
AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES :-
RASA :- Tikta , Katu ( Bitter , Pungent )
GUNA :- Laghu , Rooksha , Teekshna (Light , Dry , Piercing )
VIRYA :-Ushna (Hot)
VIPAKA :- Katu( Pungent)
PARTS USED :- Roots , Bark , Leaves
1 CURE CONSTIPATION :- It has purgative properties which help in digestion and easy passage of stool and therefore cure constipation .
2 Healing Of Hemorrhoids :- It help to resolve the symptoms of hemorrhoids like swelling , itching , redness and pain .
3 Reduce Edema :- This plant has a property of excluding extra water from the body which results in reducing inflammation of tissue or body .
4 Repairing Of Liver :- It help to clean the liver by removal of toxins .
5 Help To Cure Arthritis and Osteoarthritis :- Because of its purgative and anti-inflammatory properties it can reduce the swelling of joint and cure arthritis .
6 Anti Diabetic Properties :- Because of its ant diabetic effect it help to maintain normal blood sugar level of the body . This also help to overcome the symptoms which are associated with diabetes like increased urination , fatigue , excessive weight loss , blurring of vision , excessive thirst etc
7 Anti pyretic :- It help to reduce the fever .
8 Cure Symptoms of asthma :- This help to overcome respiratory complications like dyspnea , tuberculosis , cough , bronchitis, pneumonia . It help in clearance of mucous from air channels . Also provide relief in shortening of breath , lung congestion ,nasal congestion etc
9 Cure Dermate Issues :- Because of its blood purification properties it help to cure skin issues like itching , swelling , redness , burning , oozing etc
10 Anthelmintic Properties :- It help in clearing the intestinal worms from the body hence the use of this herb is very useful in intestinal infections which are caused by viruses , bacteria , protozoa and various pathogens which lead to cholera .
11 Anti inflammatory properties :- This property of plant help to provide relief in body ache .
12 Cancer 13 Heart Disease 14 Cataract 15 Age related macular degeneration 16 AIDS 17 Alcoholism 18 Alzheimer`s
19 Depression 20 Epilepsy 21 Scurvy 22 Cell Damage
23 Heal Wounds 24 Tissue Repair 25 Red Blood Cell Production
26 Heart Attack 27 Chest Pain 28 Leg Pain due to blocked arteries
29 High Blood Pressure
Following are the side effect of Trivrit
1 Pale skin
4 Joint pain
5 Skin redness or redness of skin
6 Stomach upset
7 Surface or lower back pain
8 Nausea or vomiting
9 Stomach cramps
11 Excess of creatinine in urine
12 Impaired wound healing
13 Lack of power
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.