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Piper chaba is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae. It is native to South and Southeast Asia, Khulna Division of Bangladesh, Tripura , West Bengal in India. P. chaba is found throughout India and other warmer regions of Asia including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Sri Lanka.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
It contains piperine, pipernonaline, guineensine, and the isobutylamide of 11-(3,4-methylenedioxyphenyl)undeca-2,4,10-trienoic acid.
|English||Long Pepper, Indian long pepper|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Ovate or oblong-oval||Leaves are numerous, 6.3 to 9.0 cm, dark green and shining above, pale and dull beneath. The older leaves are dentate, dark in color and heart shaped.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||Flowers are monoceous and male and female flowers are borne on different plants. Male flower stalk is about 1 to 3 inch long and female flower stalk is ½ to 1 inch long.|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Irrigation is utmost essential during summer months. One or two irrigations in a week depending upon the water holding capacity of the soil, is needed.