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Thippili/Long Pepper/Pippali Plant

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Binomial Name – Piper longum L.

  • Kingdom – Plantae
  • Family     – Piperaceae
  • Genus     – Piper
  • Species   – P. longum
Name – Thippili/Long Pepper/Pippali Plant/Piper Longum
Binomial Name – Piper Longum L

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Long pepper (Piper longum), sometimes called Indian long pepper, Thippili or pippali.

Thippili is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning.

There is a medicinal use for the fruit of the plant.

Indian long pepper is sometimes use in combination with other herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.

The use of Indian long pepper improves appetite and digestion.

Long pepper is today a very rare ingredient in European cuisines.

Indian grocery stores often sell it under the name pippali.

Pippali is the main spice of Nihari, one of the national dishes of Pakistan and the Indian metropolis of Lucknow.

It is use to  treat stomach-ache, heartburn, indigestion, intestinal gas, diarrhoea and cholera.

Like Piper nigrum, the fruits contain the alkaloid piperine, which contributes to their pungency.

Another species of long pepper, Piper retrofractum, is native to Java, Indonesia.

The fruits of this plant are often confuse with chili peppers, which belong to the genus Capsicum, originally from the Americas.

Thippili is beneficial for diabetics because it can regulate the rate at which glucose is release in the blood.

Insulin production is also boost by pippali herb. Hence, regular consumption of thippili is beneficial for all diabetics.

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1 review for Thippili/Long Pepper/Pippali Plant

  1. Vanitha

    Good condition plant, Good packing, fast delivery

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