Friday, September 12, 2008
Botanical Name : Piper longum
Family : Piperaceae
English : Piper longum
Malayalam : Thippli
Piper Longum is a slender, aromatic, climber having perennial woody roots, creeping and jointed stems and fleshy fruits embedded in the spikes.
Piper Longum is most commonly used to treat respiratory infections such as bronchitis, asthma and diseases of the spleen, cough, arthritis, dyspepsia, fever etc
Useful part : Dried spikes, Root.
Posted by shibu V at 11:20 AM