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Piper Longum Root

PIPER LONGUM ROOT (Piper Longum Root)

Pipli dried
Botanical Name

PIPER LONGUM ROOT

Common Name

Piper Longum Root

Category

Herbs

Product Description

USES : RESPIRATORY SUPPORT, THERMOGENIC, CARMINATIVE.
Four types are described in Raj Nilhantu i.e.
1) Pippali - Piper longum, 2) Gaj Piippali - P. Chaba (chavika), 3) Sinhali- P. retrofracturn, 4) Van Pippali - P. Sylvaticum or P. Peepuloides. It is very much useful in tuberculosis, anaemia and anorexia. Spikes should be properly dried otherwise it spoiled soon. The roots are known as Pippalimul (Ganthoda) and used for same purposes.