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Latin Name(s): Piper Nigrum

English Name(s): Black Pepper

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Krishna, Vellaja, Maricha, Kalimirch


Cure for: Black pepper has stimulant, expectorant, carminative, antipyretic, anthelmintic, antiperiodic action when used internally and externally it acts as rubefacient, stimulant, resolvent. Pepper has long been known for stimulating the appetite and relieving nausea. In India it had been used as a medicine for variety of ailments from paralysis to toothache. According to Ayurveda it is useful in treatment of asthma, chronic indigestion, colon toxins, obesity, sinus congestion, fever, intermittent fever, cold extremities, colic pain, cholera, gastric ailments, diarrhea, piles, worms and sore throat. Externally it can be applied to boils and other skin diseases in form of paste.

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