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.