Cubebs / Tailpepper

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Piper Cubeba

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Cubeb had a marked diuretic action and is a efficient disinfectant of the urinary passages.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Cubebs are rich in monoterpene essential oil called cubebene,

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Cubeb was often candied and eaten whole. Cubeb peppers mainly feature in Indonesian curries

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Cubebs / Tailpepper
  • Tamil : Val-Milaku
  • Malayalam : Valmilaku / Karanampotti Mulaku
  • Telugu : Toka Miriyalu
  • Kannada : Gandha Menasu
  • Hindi : Sitalchini
  • Bengali : Sitalchini
  • Gujarati : Tadamiri

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