Thippili is very very famous all over Tamil Nadu and is used extensively in home remedies. Not only in Tamil Nadu, long pepper has been in use all over the world from ancient times. We use both the dried fruits and the roots of the plant in remedies. The fruits are called "Arisi Thippili " in Tamil and the roots are called "Kandathippili in Tamil ". Thippili is called Long Pepper (or) Indian Long Pepper in English, Pippali. Its botanical name is Piper Longum and it is widely used in Ayurveda. Thippili is one of the three ingredients that make up the very famous trikatu (we call it thirikadugam in Tamil), which by itself signifies its importance in Ayurvedic medicine. BENEFITS It is used for treating depression, weight loss, all kinds of inflammation and diabetes! Long pepper has anti oxidant, anti depressant, anti inflammatory, anti microbial, analgesic, anti fungal and cardio protective properties. It control Hiccups,controls Headache, Vitamin B1 deficiency, Fever,Headache and Stroke. DOSAGE : Morning - Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.