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Trivrit Lehyam - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage

Trivrit Lehyam - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage
Avaleha
Apr 2019

Trivrit Lehyam - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage
Reference: Ashtanga Hridayam
Introduction
Trivrit Lehyam is an herbal formulation in the form of a jam which aids in treating co


nstipation. It is also called Trivritadi lehyam and Trivrilleham.
Ingredients
Trivrit (Operculina turpethum)
Trijata (Cinnamon, cardamom, Tej patra / Cinnamomum tamala)
Honey
Sugar
Method of Preparation
Clean all the ingredients and make a water decoction of Operculina turpethum. After the decoction is made, add powdered Operculina turpethum and sugar and heat it till it attains a semisolid consistency. In the end honey is added with Trijata and combined well.
Dosage
3 to 6 grams twice a day after meals. It can be taken with lukewarm water, honey or milk.
It can be taken in a quantity of 5 to 10 grams after dinner as a laxative.
Indications
Constipation
Cardiac ailments
Contraindications
The dosage is different for everyone according to their digestive strengths.
Over dosage may cause severe diarrhea.
Self-medication is discouraged.

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