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Scientific Name: Piper sarmentosum Roxb.
Uses: The roots of the plant which is known as Piplamul and fruits are used for diseases of respiratory tract. It is also employed to counter-irritant and analgesic for muscular pains and inflammation. In cases of coma and drowsiness, and internally as a carminative it is used as snuff. In insomnia and epilepsy it is used as sedative. It is employed as cholagogue in obstructions of bile duct and gall-bladder and as an emmenagogue and bortifacient.