Active constituents:the main compound found in black pepper, one of the herbal ingredients in trikatu, is the chemical substance called piperine. This compound influences metabolic activity in the human body. Studies have demonstrated that piperine is thermogenic, increases the bioavailability of nutrients and medications administered along with it, enhances metabolism and reduces mucus. Gingerol and shogaol, the active constituents in ginger, suppress gastric contractions. Both the fresh and dried rhizomes of ginger suppress gastric secretions and reduce vomiting.functions:gastrointestinal health: trikatu contains three herbs that are beneficial for digestive ailments. The piperine in long pepper and black pepper helps digest fatty foods, and break down proteins. Black pepper also reduces abdominal spasms and increases the absorption of nutrients. Ginger reduces the symptoms of functional dyspepsia such as abdominal pain and discomfort.
- Turmeric’s principal constituent is curcumin, which is a potent antioxidant.
- Turmeric has gastroprotective properties, which prevent stomach ulcers.
- It is beneficial in treating respiratory disorders.
- Turmeric is also known to lower blood cholesterol levels.