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Phalatrikadi Kwath Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Phalatrikadi Kwath is an Ayurvedic medicine in water decoction form. It is used in the treatment of fever. vomiting and gastritis. 


It is widely used in treating fever, vomiting, gastritis, dyspepsia.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Pitta.


10 – 20 ml, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

How long to take?
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Side Effects

Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Diabetic patients, Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Phalatrikadi Kashaya ingredients and how to make?
10 g coarse powder of each of
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn
Patola – snake gourd – Trichosanthes cucumerica / Trichosanthes dioica
Kiratatikta – Swertia chirata
All the ingredients are added to 16 parts of water, boiled and reduced to 1/4th part, filtered and used.

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Chakradatta Amlapitta Chikitsa 12

Shelf Life: 3 years from the date of manufacture, when preservatives are added. if you have opened the seal of the bottle, better to use it before 3 months.

Research: A comparative study

Shloka- Sanskrit Verse

फलत्रिकं पटोलञ्च तिक्ताक्वाथ: सितायुत: ।
पीत: क्लीतकमध्वाक्तो ज्वरच्छर्द्यम्लपित्तजित् ।

phalatrikaṃ paṭolañca tiktākvātha: sitāyuta: |
pīta: klītakamadhvākto jvaracchardyamlapittajit |


Phalatrikadi kwath along with 5 grams of Sharapunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) is used for the treatment of constipation in elderly people associated with non healing wounds.


Nagarjuna manufactures it. They call it PhalTrikadi Kashaya

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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