Trivrut (H), Nishoth (H):
Trivrut literally means 'having three parts' possibly referring to its twisted vine. It is a useful laxative that effectively treats constipation, colic and haemorrhoids.
Digestion Its penetrating property enters purisavahasrotas and purges the bowel of all stagnant accumulations. It should be used in individuals with a mrdu kostha, a soft bowel that has become constipated. It is used in conditions with deep-seated toxins that cause inflammation and swelling such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout and inflammatory bowel disease. It purges pitta and kapha from the bowel. It is very useful for haemorrhoids. Skin Trivrut drains inflammatory watery accumulations from rakta and medas-dhatu and this helps to alleviate chronic skin conditions. It is pitta s´odhana and clears pitta from the system. Obesity Its affinity for the fat tissue enkindles medas-dhatau-agni and clears cholesterol.