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Official name : Piper nigrum L.
Family : Piperaceae

reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(139), H(175)
Recipes : H(037)cough, H(091) reconstituant, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(175) calefacient, fruits of Piper nigrum, RNS. (imported plant)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : l-bzâr lekhel, l-bzâr labyed
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(020), H(022), H(033), H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, bark of the underground part of Byrsocarpus coccineus, seeds of Piper nigrum, RNS.
H(005), leaves of Khaya senegalensis, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, RNS.
H(005), bulb Allium cepa, bark underground part Parinari curatellifolia , ONS.Piper nigrum, Butyrospermum paradoxum, Monodora myristica, RNS.
H(005) barks stem, branch, trunk of Parinari curatellifolia of Butyrospermum paradoxum, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, bulb Allium cepa, seeds of Monodora myristica, RNS
H(020), barks underground part of Pavetta crasipes, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Monodora myristica, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica of Piper nigrum, leaves of Ipomoea asarifolia, RNS.
H(022) dystocia, whole plant of Schrankia leptocarpa, seeds of Piper nigrum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, roots of Securinega virosa, seeds of Piper nigrum, ripe fruit of Monodora myristica, powder, to dilute, VO. + sauce
H(094) haemorrhoids, stems with leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), bulb of Allium cepa, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, roots of Combretum hypopilinum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(033), H(091), H(094), H(104), H(116), H(135), H(169)
Recipes : H(033) femal, bark of the underground part of Carissa edulis of Hexalobus monopetalus of Annona senegalensis of Fagara zanthoxyloides, whole plant of Cymbopogon schoenanthus… subsp. proximus, ripe fruit of Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza, seeds of Aframomum melegueta of Pennisetum americanum of Cucurbita maxima, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, powder, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, barks of the underground part of Carissa edulis of Hexalobus monopetalus of Annona senegalensis of Fagara zanthoxyloides, whole plant of Cymbopogon schoenanthus… subsp. proximus, ripe fruit of Neorautanenia mitis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta of Pennisetum americanum of Cucurbita maxima, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, powder, maceration, VO.
H(091) kwash., barks of the underground part of Butyrospermum paradoxum... subsp. parkii… of Parinari curatellifolia of Lophira lanceolata, seeds of Piper nigrum, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + porridge
H(094), powder of dried leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra of seeds Piper nigrum of fruitXylopia aethiopica, local application
H(116), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus erinaceus of Daniellia oliveri, ONS. of Xylopia aethiopica of Piper nigrum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(135), rhizom Zingiber officinale, almond Monodora myristica, stems with leaves Securinega virosa, ripe fruit Xylopia aethiopica, seeds Piper nigrum, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction, VO.
H(169), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anogeissus leiocarpus, seeds of Piper nigrum, ripe fruit of Garcinia kola of Xylopia aethiopica, to pound, to sift, to dilute, VO. + calsium carbonate.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(048), H(104), H(164), H(179)
Recipes : H(048) carmiunative, H(104) stomachic, whole rape fruit , RNS.
H(164) rubefacient, revulsive, seedss, RNS.
H(179) loins lithiasis, seeds of Piper nigrum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, flowers of Hibiscus tiliaceus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : dipoavatra
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(099x), H(104), H(118), H(164), H(195)
Recipes : H(118) herpetic angina and tonsillitis: infusion in 1 l H2O of 8 gr of Piper nigrum (black peper), 1 spoon of salt, filter, gargle
H(195) dropsy, decoction of 8gr of barks and roots of Moringa oleifera (mouroungue) of 8 gr of leaves d'Oxalis corymbosa (oseille) of 2g of Piper nigrum (black peper) of Piper longum (poivre long) of salt + 1 bottle H2O, filter VO. 1 cup per day
Piper nigrum used for the treatment of: H(051) fevers, H(091) tonic, H(099x) exciting, H(104) stomachic, H(164) rubefacient
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : poivre (Creole) , mellagon (Tamoul)
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(033), H(068), H(094), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions starting with members with flaking of the scalp (kiungu)), pound together seeds of Monodora angolensis, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of Securidaca longipedunculata ; leaves or barks of Croton mubango and seeds of Piper nigrum. The powder is taken in small quantities , VO. 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, pimento, egg, VO. or wash with cold water.
H(014) dermatosis (kiungu)), pound together the following plants : Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Securidaca longipedunculata , Croton mubango, Piper nigrum (seeds) ; Sift and eat a small quantity of the powder, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, grain of salt broken with teeth, mushroom on dead wood.
H(033) female infertility, grinding and mixing white clay with the plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Capsicum frutescens; sift and eat a little of the powder. Drink a little water at a rate of 2 times per day from the 9th day
H(068) hookworm, grill the plants: Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias microcarpa (roots), leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cyperus articulatus; finely ground then eat ½ teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. eat en buvant some water ½ teaspoonful, 2 times per day.
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), to roast the mixing of the following plants : Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Piper nigrum (seeds), Scorodophloeus zenkeri or Olax gambecola (seeds), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in powder and eat ½ teaspoonful of cette poudre, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound and boil together the roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Aframomum melegueta and Piper nigrum. Do the enema after filtration, 1 glass, 1 time per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound separately the plants below : Cyperus articulatus, Zingiber officinale, seeds of Cola acuminata, barks of trunk of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum (seeds), fruits of Capsicum frutescens and of Aframomum melegueta; barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum; roots of Landolphia owariensis, of Mondia whitei, of Aframomum alboviolaceum, of Dorstenia psilurus, of Bridelia ferruginea and of Garcinia huillensis; Macerating the mixture in water and let stand overnight. press and filter the next day; bottling by adding a teaspoon of sugar in each bottle, expose the bottles of solution 3 days in the sun and drink ½ glass, one time in the evening.
H(155) tonsillitis(ngulunga zi laka), to roast the mixing of plants below : Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Piper nigrum (seeds), Scorodophloeus zenkeri or Olax gambecola (seeds), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in powder and eat ½ teaspoonful of cette poudre, 3 times per day.
H(169) hernia (mpiki), to dry the plants below : Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Piper nigrum, Securidaca longipedunculata , Xylopia aethiopica, Aframomum melegueta (seeds), Croton mubango and Monodora angolensis (seeds). pound and sift then eat ½ teaspoonful of powder with some water, 3 times per day.
H(201) madness, H(201) dementia, pound together and decoction of the following plants : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks of trunk), Garcinia kola (seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks of trunk), Newbouldia laevis (barks of trunk), fruits of Capsicum frutescens and of Aframomum melegueta; Polygala acicularis (leaves), of successive days , seeds of Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana and Mondia whitei. Filter, let it cool and mix with barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter the next day and drink ½ table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, pound whole plants below : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks), Garcinia kola (barks and seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Newbouldia laevis (barks), Capsicum frutescens, Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana, Aframomum melegueta, Polygala acicularis (leaves), successive days and Mondia whitei. decoction of the mixture, filter. After cooling, add barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter on the following days and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots and seeds waste), fresh roots of Zea mays, leaves and roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Cymbopogon densiflorus, roots of Commelina africana and Piper nigrum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots and seeds waste), fresh roots of Zea mays, leaves and roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Cymbopogon densiflorus, roots of Commelina africana and Piper nigrum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : kapidi (Kikongo)
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough. Add the seeds of Piper nigrum in milk and allow to boil. Sweeten with honey
H(108) influenza. Add 1 tablespoon of seeds of Piper nigrum in milk together with roots of Curcuma longa and allow to boil. Sweeten with honey and VO. 1 cup before going to bed for 2 to 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di poivre (local language), , black pepper (English)
Reference HN 16
Author(s) : Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title : Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms : H(007), H(007x), H(008), H(013), H(018), H(103), H(038), H(093), H(113), H(125), H(201)
Recipes : The fruits are highly aromatic. They are used for H(007x) carminative, H(007) diuretic, H(125) diaphoretic and antiperiodic purposes. Paste made from ground seeds is applied locally againstH(013) boils, H(113) rheumatic pains, H(018) headaches and H(103) toothache. Powder of the fruits is mixed with honey in the treatment of H(104) dyspepsia, H(201) debility, H(008) diarrhoea, cholera, H(094) piles and H(038) urinary tract problems. The extracts of the fruits is given as an H(093) antidote in arsenic poisoning.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, sweet infusion of powder of grains of Piper nigrum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : poivre (Antakarana), dipoavatra (Malgache), poivre noir (Fançais), black pepper (English)
Reference HO 04
Author(s) : Obute, G. C.
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant resources of South Eastern Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : Piper nigrum wild plant, H(027y) used to stabilize the womb in women after birth.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southeastern)
Vernacular name : uziza (Igbo)
Reference HO 14
Author(s) : Ogie-Odia, E.A . & E.F Oluowo
Title : Assessment of Some Therapeutic Plants of the Abbi People in Ndokwa West L.G.A of Delta State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 989-1002. 2009.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), seeds of Piper nigrum used as spices in pepper soup for fever.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : uziza
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of fruit of Piper nigrum, VO.
H(095) spice
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : poivre
Reference HR 18
Author(s) : Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms : H(103), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(103) dental disease, H(113) joint pain, H(175) poultice, seeds of Piper nigrum, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : poivre
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory trac tdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix 1 tea spoon of powder of fruits of Piper nigrum in a glass of milk. Administer orally once daily just before bed time for 3–5 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di poivre (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), black peper (Common English Name)
Reference S2 Nord
Author(s) : Sameh, F. A., A. M. Abdelhalim
Title : Survey on medicinal plants and spices used in Beni-Sueif, Upper Egypt Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:18, (2011)
Symptoms : H(209)
Recipes : H(209, 1) condiment, powder of fruits of Piper nigrum
Region : North Africa
Country : Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name : fulful aswad,
Reference VL 14
Author(s) : Lans Cheryl , Tonya Khan
Title : Family poultry and Newcastle disease in Africa: the role of ethnoveterinary medicine. (1999) University of Victoria, Vancouver. Article on http://www.ethnovet.com/files/poster_avian_flu_ethnovet2.htm
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), fruits of Piper nigrum, crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors