The alcoholic extract of the leaf staLk is reported to show antispermatogenic and antiandrogenic effect in male albino rats.
The essential oil exhibited hypotensive, cardiac as well as respiratory depressant and cardiotonic properties.
The leaf showed antifungal and antibacterial activity. The antiseptic activity is attributed to chavicol.
Dosage Leaf—1O—15 ml juice. (API, Vol. III.)
Piper chaba Hunter non-Blume.
Synonym P retrofractum Vahl. P officinarum DC.
Family Piperaceae.
Habitat Native to Moluccas, cultivated in Indonesia, also in India.
English Java Long Pepper.
Ayurvedic Gajapippali (spikes of Scindapsis officinalis, Araceae, are
also known as Gajapippali), Chavya, Chavika.
Siddha/Tamil Chevuyam.
Action Similar to P longum
and P nigrum. Fruits—stimulant, carminative; used in haemorrhoidal affections; as a tonic, after- childbirth. Roots—chewed or brewed in decoction for colic, dyspepsia and gastralgia.

Key application In diseases of the spleen, chlorosis, diseases of the abdomen. colic, worm infestation. (The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India.)
Java long pepper is similar in composition to black pepper; it contains less piperine and volatile oil (piperine 4.5 and volatile oil 1.5%).
The stem is used as a substitute for
Piper longum root. It contains the alkaloids piperine and piplartine. Betasitosterol, glycosides, glucose and fructose and mucilage have also been reported. Active principles show muscle relaxant property.
Piper cubeba Linn. f.
Family Piperaceae.
Habitat Native to Indonesia;
cultivated in Assam and Karnataka. English Cubeb, Tailed Pepper.
Ayurvedic Kankola, Kakkola, Kankolaka, Takkola, Koraka, Kolaka, Kashphala, Sheetaichini, Chinoshana.
Unani Kabaabchini, Habb-ul uruus.

Siddha/Tamil Valmilagu.

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