What Makes Water Caltrop (Paniphal) Good for Your Health?


Water caltrop is also known as Singhara or Paniphal in India. Its flour is commonly used during fasting. Paniphal has many health benefits:

  • It quenches thirst and can cool down your system.
  • Its juice can help remove toxins from the body and is helpful in the treatment of jaundice.
  • It helps with weight management as it is loaded with fibre and has very few calories.
  • It promotes thyroid health as it is rich in iodine and manganese.
  • It promotes good sleep and helps in treating insomnia.
  • It energises the body and fights fatigue.
  • It enhances a healthy appetite as it is a good appetiser.

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Dr. Greeshma Nair

Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).

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