Antibiotic resistance reversal of multiple drug resistant bacteria using Piper longum
As part of this ongoing process, the objective of this study was to conduct a preliminary phytochemical investigation of the fruits and seeds of Myristica fragrans, seeds of Nigella sativa, fruits and seeds of Piper longum
, leaves of Vitex negundo, and rhizomes of Zingiber officinale.
Piperine is present in Piper longum
fruits, which was used by the Kaviraj along with Amaranthus spinosus to treat headache.
Crude extracts of Piper longum
were also subjected to phytochemical and biological assessments.
Two new amides with cytotoxic activity from the fruits of Piper longum
Piperine production by endophytic fungus Periconia species isolated from Piper longum
Mosquito larvicidal activity of pipernonaline, a piperidine alkaloid derived from long pepper, Piper longum
Antiamoebic activity of Piper longum
fruits against entamoeba histolytica in vitro and in vivo.
(long pepper) has a long history of culinary use.
Aller-7 is a patented blend of seven herbal extracts, including Phyllanthus emblica (fruit), Terminalia chebula (fruit), Terminalia bellerica (fruit), Albizia lebbeck (bark), Zingiber officinale (root), Piper longum
(fruit) and Piper nigrum (fruit).
Dried fruits of Piper longum
were obtained commercially from M/s.
For treatment of hemorrhoids, leaves of the plant were used along with roots of Plumbago zeylanica, fruits of Piper longum
, rhizomes of Zingiber officinalis, and fruits of Terminalia chebula.
Plant materials include Acorus calamus (Araceae) stem, Asparagus racemosus (Asparagaceae) root, Aegle marmelos (Rutaceae) leaves and fruits, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) fruits, Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) leaves, Holarrhena antidysenterica (Apocynaceae) bark, Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) bark, Ocimum sanctum (Lamiaceae) leaves, Piper longum
(Piperaceae) leaves, Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) fruits, Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) bark, Terminalia bellerica (Combretaceae) fruits, Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) fruits and Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) roots.
Anti-asthmatic effects have been reported for fruits of Piper longum
(Kaushik et al.
Piperlongumine, a constituent of Piper longum
L, inhibits rabbit platelet aggregation as a thromboxane A2 receptor antagonist.