English Name : Balinese pepper, Jaborandi pepper, Bengal pepper
Hindi Name : Pipal, Pippli
Parts Used : Roots and fruits
Medicinal Uses :
Pippli induces proper secretion of digestive juices so it is very useful in loss of taste and indigestion.
Chemical composition of chavya is quite similar to that of maricha so its usefulness is similar to that of maricha (Piper nigrum)
Pippli corrects the metabolism thus benefits in metabolic disorders like obesity, rheumatic conditions etc.
Pippli improves the working of the liver.
Pippli works well in hemorrhoids and other diseases of Ano rectal region.
Pippli powder should be taken with pippli powder in hemorrhoids.
Pippli is a very good medicine for chronic but non-febrile conditions. Half a gram of its dired powder should be taken twice a day with a little jaggery.
One gram each of the harad and pippli powder (if taken twice daily mixed with honey), is a good recipe for the patients who complain of passing incomplete and mucous-mixed stool serveral times in a day.
People, who have gas formation and abdominal distention with the intake of milk, are advised to boil a small piece of pipali along with milk.
Pipali is also helpful in sporadic chest infections and sinus problems. It can be taken half to one gram twice a day with honey.