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.