Plant name : Long pepper (it is a more useful medicinal plant)
Botanical name : Piper longum
Tip : Botanical name is also called as scientific name.
Family : Piperaceae
Native place : India
Longpepper in hindi – Pipali
Short information of long pepper cultivation
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The climate required for this crop should be humid tropics with high rainfall.
This plant is trailing perennial dioecious herb.
Methods of propagation of long pepper:
To grow this plant, the cutting of its stem (Stem cutting) is used as a seed.
Economic part :
It’s economic part of unripe fruit (female spikes)
Sowing time :
To grow its crop for good yield, its nursery is planted in the month of April to may and it is transplanted from July to August.
Medicinal Properties :
It contains chemical / alkaloid called piperine (about 6%). The use of which crops to be effective for the control of the following diseases: Stimulant, appetizer and general tonic given in bronchial asthmas, insomnia, jaundice and hepatitis.
Major growing states of long pepper :
This plant highly growing state in India – M.H., Assam, Kerela and Karnataka.
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