||Piper nigrum L.
|COMMON NAMES/VERNACULAR NAMES
||English-Black Pepper; Hindi-Kalimirch; Sanskrit-Vellaja, Usana 2**
||This species is believed to be native of the hills of South-Western India. It is extensively cultivated in the hot and moist parts of India, Its presence in the wild is currently seen in the western Ghats of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This pecies is probably native to South West India, glbally distributed in India and Sri lanka.
||Antiinflammatory Activity (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28185326)
|THERAPETIC USES AS PER API
||Svasa, Sula, Kriroga, Tvagroga 2**
||Alkaloids (Piperine, Chavicine, Piperdine, Piperetine) and Essential Oil 2**