Thippili Piper Longum Powder:
The piperine in long pepper is said to fight parasites and infective agents. Particularly for diseases of the respiratory tract, where the powder is used. The root is used for bronchitis, stomachache, diseases of the spleen, and tumors etc. It also improves appetite. An infusion of the root is prescribed after child-birth to induce the expulsion of the placenta, chemical compound called Piper longum which has shown positive activity against cancer. It is useful for liver and spleen ailments, for diabetes, for stomach problems and toothache.
Directions of use:
Take 2-3 pinch of Pippali powder, swallow it with honey after lunch and dinner to manage indigestion. Can also take by 1/2 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after the meals.