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

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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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