What is Pippali [Long Pepper]? Benefits, Uses, Side Effects - GITA

What is Pippali [Long Pepper]? Benefits, Uses, Side Effects

 Pippali (long pepper) is an important ingredient in Ayurvedic herbs. Pippali has been widely used in Ayurvedic treatment, such as obesity, disease prevention, fire prevention, etc. Pippali is a creeping plant, the fruit of which is used as chili. Its scientific name is Piper nigrum. Pippali is an essential herb used in various Ayurvedic medicines. Pippali roots and fruits are used for its medicinal purposes. The fruit of this tree is light yellow to orange in color and has a sharp taste. The holistic science of Ayurveda classifies this herb as a powerful rejuvenating herb with powerful anti-aging and aphrodisiac effects on the body and is widely used to treat diabetes, asthma, indigestion, coughs and colds.

Benefits of Pippali

Improves Digestive Health :-

 Pippali helps improve circulation in the digestive system. It helps prevent problems like upset stomach, nausea and heartburn.

Treats cough and cold by:-

 Pippali helps to thin mucus and reduce the severity of cough. It is also effective in treating sore throat.

Prevents Allergy :-

 Pippali helps reduce the severity of allergic reactions.

Reduces arthritis pain:-

 Pippali helps reduce arthritis pain. It helps reduce pain and swelling.

Increases immunity:-

 Pippali contains anti-oxidants that help protect the body from harmful free radicals. It helps in boosting immunity.

Provides other health benefits:-

 Pippali also has other health benefits. It can help control blood pressure, regulate blood sugar and reduce the risk of cancer.

Uses of Pippali

Shortness of breath and respiratory problems:-

 Pippali can cleanse the respiratory system and can be used for shortness of breath, cough, and other respiratory problems. It can help to build up mucus and airway resistance.

Bile Dosha :-

 Pippali can help calm pitta dosha or excess bile.

Weight gain and weight loss:-

 Pippali can help gain weight or help lose excess weight.

Pain and weight loss :-

 Pippali can help reduce pain in loss and attack.

Rules for using Pippali

 Pippali herb can be consumed in the form of tea, tablets, capsules or syrup.

 To make herbal tea, mix a teaspoon of pippali powder in a cup of hot water and boil for five minutes. Then strain and drink.

 For tablets, capsules or syrup, follow the instructions as required.

Side effects of Pippali

 Consumption of pippali or long pepper may cause side effects in some human body. These reactions may vary from person to person. Pippali in particular is a pungent and hot ingredient, so some individuals may experience discomfort associated with it.

Intense tingling or burning sensation:-

 Some people may experience a sharp tingling or burning sensation after eating pippali or its benefits. It can be caused by a strong heat or a strong taste.

Shortness of breath or after effects on breathing :-

 Some individuals may experience some tenderness or shortness of breath in their airways or breathing after consuming Pippali.

Severe heat or fever :-

 Pippali is a warming ingredient, so some people may experience a strong heat or fever in their body after using it.

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