Medicinal use:

Pippali is a very diverse essential in the world of Ayurvedic medicine. The name itself means “to drink and digest,” revealing one of its main benefits. It is an aromatic, slender and creeping herb found in a tropical rainforest. In India, it is used as a spice, and it also has medicinal value that cures many kinds of stomach problems.

It is used in the treatment of inflammation of the liver, pains in joints and respiratory disorder disease. This medicinal herb is used to improve Appetite And Digestion, as Well as treat Stomachache, Heartburn, Indigestion, Intestinal Gas, Diarrhea, And Cholera. This herb is a good aphrodisiac.

About the plant:

Long pepper is a climbing shrub with stems up to 3 meters long.
The plant is cultivated in various areas of tropical Asia for used as a spice and as a medicinal plant.

How to grow:

The plant requires hot, humid climate It is cultivated successfully in laterite soils with high organic matter content, water holding capacity and well-drained fertile black cotton soil. However, light, porous and well-drained soil rich in organic content is most suitable for its cultivation.

Parts used:

Roots and Fruits

How to use:

Long pepper powder, single or multiple doses a day usually after food

Vernacular names:

English: Long Pepper, Indian long pepper
Hindi: Pipli
Marathi: Pimpli
Tamil: Tippili
Malayalam: Tippali
Telugu: Pippallu
Kannada: Kandan Lippili
Konkani: Pipli
Gujarati: Pipari