Friday, September 12, 2008

Piper longum / Thippali / Long pepper


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.

4 comments:

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Thanks for the recommendation but it would be nice that you add more information about the best form to take the plant for each problem.

Anonymous said...

Hi, Where can i buy a piper longum plant? Iam after one to grow in Australia