Malayalam: Kurumulak കുരുമുളക്
Black pepper plant – Piper nigrum is a climber vine of the tropical area commonly in South India. Leaves are dark green and pointed at the end, climbing with the support tree grows up to 30 m. tall. Flowering is in June and seeds are green with leaf buds, which grow like a spike called peppercorn in clusters, Seeds are dark green and it turn orange-red when ripe. Dried fruits are called Black pepper which is medically important in Ayurveda treatments.
|Ripe fruits||Dried Fruits|
Useful plant parts: Seed, root
Black pepper is used to treat rheumatism, flu, colds, increase blood circulation, muscular aches, stimulates appetite, tones the colon muscles, vertigo, paralytic, arthritic disorders and digestive tonic.
Chemical content: piptigrine, piperine, dipiperamides
Medicinal properties: Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antilarval, Gastrointestinal effects, bacteriostatic, fungi static.
Different type of Peppers under various process
Black pepper – Half boiled and dried unripe fruit
White pepper – Ripe fruit pealed and dried
Green pepper – Unripe fruit dried fruit
Red pepper – Ripe drupes preserved in brine and vinegar to keep the redness
How to prepare medicines:
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|Ashtachoornam||Kankayan Vati||Pranada Gutika|
|Astabeeja varti||Karpooradi choornam||Punarnava Mandur gulika|
|Brihat Marichadi Taila||Karpuradi Kuzhambu||Punarnavasavam|
|Cheriya Karpooradi Choornam||Kayasthadi Varti||Rasnadi Choornam|
|Chitrakadi Vati||Kombanchadi Gulika||Shanmakshika Varthi|
|Chukkumthippalyadi choornam||Kurinji Kuzhambu||Srikhandasavam|
|Clearout Tablets||Kutajashtaka Kashaya||Sudarsana Choornam|
|Dainik Tablet||Lasunadi Vati||Suran Vatak|
|Danta Varti||Lavangadi Vati||Talisapatradi Vatakam|
|Dasanakanthi Choornam||Lohasavam||Tar Mandoor Gud|
|Dhanwanthararishtam||Maha Vishagarbha Tailam||Thaleesapathradi Choornam|
|Diarotap Tablet||Maharajaprasarini Thailam||Valiya Karpooradi Choornam|
|Draksharishtam||Marichadi Choornam||Vasachandanadi Taila|
|Em Gesta Tablets||Marichadi Thailam||Vettumaran Gulika|
|Gandhak Vati||Masik Tablet||Vilwadi Gulika|
|Gastrex Tablets||Mrita Sanjivani Gulika||Vimalavarti|
|Gojihwadi Kwatha||Muktadi Mahanjana thilam|
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