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THIPPALI
1. Botany & Varieties
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
9. Related Species
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THIPPALI

Long pepper is one of the   most extensively used medicin

al plant.  It is used in over 320 classical compound medical formulations and in many modern herbal formulations.

It is hence known as the ‘queen’  among the medicinal

plants.


Long Pepper

Scientific name: Piper longum Linn.
Family            : Piperaceae

Vernacular names:
Malayalam     : Thippali
Hindi            : Pippali
Sanskrit        : Upakalya, Krishna, Krukara
Tamil            : Thippili