Thrikadukam Coffee for driving out cold, fever and infectionThrikadukam is called so as it contains Dry Ginger, Pepper and Long Pepper (thippili). A coffee made out of the three is a very good remedy for cold, fever and infection not only for elders but also for children. A powder can be prepared ourselves in house by grinding equal portions of Pepper, Dry Ginger, Long Pepper, Athimathuram, kadukkai (Harad in Hindi), Nutmeg(Jathikkai), sitharaththai, omam and palm sugar. This powder can be kept in tightly closed container. A coffee prepared by mixing in hot water and can be used at least one time daily.