Botanical Name : Piper longum
Tamil Name : திப்பிலி / Thippili
English Name : Long Pepper / Balinese Pepper / Thippili Powder
Malayalam Name : ബാലിനീസ് കുരുമുളക് / Thippali
Hindi Name : बाली मिर्च / Pipal, Pippli
Telugu Name : బాలినీస్ మిరియాలు / Pippallu
Piper longum is the most famous one in whole over Tamil Nadu that is widely used in home remedies. It is one of the ancient herb used since ancient times. The dried fruits and roots of this plant contain many medicinal properties to treat various diseases.
Piper longum has some other names such as Long pepper, Indian long pepper, or Pipli. It is a flowering plant from the Piperaceae family. Established for its fruits which is usually used in the form of dry as spice and seasoning. Its taste is somewhat similar to Piper nigrum but it is hotter.
The word pepper itself is derived from the Tamil/Malayalam word for long pepper, pippali. The word pepper in green pepper, referring to completely different plants in the Capsicum family, is of the same etymology. That usage began in the 16th century.
Health Benefits of Thippili Powder(Pepper)
Here is the list of health benefits of Piper longum
- It is used in discharging out the mucus accumulated in the respiratory tract.
- Long pepper strengthens the nervous system. It also improves the gastrointestinal condition and normalizes peristaltic movements.
- The herb serves as a good digestive agent.
- The oil and paste of Long pepper are applied to wounds and used for skin-related ailments.
- Long pepper is used to defeat the pain and reduce inflammation.
- Long pepper fruits are used in the treatment of respiratory tract diseases like cough, bronchitis, and asthma.
Take about 10 grams of holy basil leaves, dried ginger, and long pepper. Then grind 4 to 6 small cardamom together. If you mix this powder with an equal amount of honey, you will get rid of dry coughs and colds.
Boiling the Balinese pepper root in water and drinking it twice a day for brewing can quickly heal. It eliminates toxins in the body and improves liver function.
Long pepper powder is consumed by the scent of the headache problem.
Insomnia or Trouble Sleeping – Consume 1 gm long pepper powder with milk.
Asthma – Consume 2 gm long pepper powder with honey.
Enlarged spleen and liver – Consume 1 gm long pepper powder and 5 gm root of long pepper, then boil in 200 gm of water. After some time filter that and drink it.
Rapid Heartbeat – Consume green cardamom and 25 gm root of long pepper then combined them to make a powder. Afterward take 3 gm of mixture daily with ghee gives relief from rapid heartbeat and constipation.
Chronic malaria patients with splenomegaly – Early morning drink the extract of long pepper fruit that boiled in milk and water.
Sinus Patients – Boil the mixture of 1/2 tbs of rock salt and 1/2 tbs long pepper powder in one and a half glass of water then cook the mixture for 15 mins. Finally filer and drink it.
How to Consume Thippili Powder(Pepper)
Morning – Take five gms of thippili powder with 100 ml water and boil them for some minutes. After the water getting warm, filter them, and drink before food. Repeat the same for the Evening after dinner.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.