Piper cubeba Linn.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Piper cubeba Linn. is aslo known as Cubeba Officinalis Miq, belongs to Piperaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Filfil Zulzanb, Kababat-as-Sainiyah.
The English Names for this herb are Cubebs, Tail Pepper.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Kabab Chini, Kababa, Kankol, Sital-Chini.

Pharmacological Actions


  • Anti-asthmatic
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-dysenteric
  • Anti-gonorrhoeal
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-rheumatic
  • Anti-septic
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Aromatic
  • Carminative
  • Demulcent
  • Deobstruent
  • Deodorant
  • Detergent
  • Diuretic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Expectorant
  • Irritant
  • Refrigerant
  • Resolvent
  • Rubefacient
  • Sedative
  • Stimulant
  • Stomach Tonic

  • Indications

    The Indications of Oil of Piper cubeba Linn. are Genito-Urinary Complaints, Chronic Bronchitis, Sore Throat, Leucorrhoea, Laryngitis.

    The Indications of Fruit of Piper cubeba Linn. are Cough, Cystitis, Bronchitis, Spleen Obstructions, Gleet, Laryngitis, Dysentery, Leucorrhoea, Indigestion, Liver Obstructions, Gonorrhoea, Rheumatism, Urinary Obstructions, Hoarseness of Voice, Urethritis, Mouth Ulcers, Inflammation of the Urinary Bladder, Swollen Gums.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Piper cubeba Linn..


    The Temperament of Fruit of Piper cubeba Linn. is 2nd order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    HAMDARD MAULLHAMHamdard laboratories Waqf Bangladesh
    JAWARISH ZAROONI AMBERI-BA-NUSKHA KALANHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN MUSSAFI-E- KHASHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN USHBAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    SurfaliAshraf laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.

    Compound Preparations

    Piper cubeba Linn. is used in the preparation of Arq Maul Lahm Ambari Ba Nuskha Kalan, Hab Hiltit, Jawarish Mastagi Kalan, Jawarish Zar'uni, Jawarish Zar'unui Ambari Ba Nuskha Kalan, Labub Kabir, Labub Saghir, Ma'jun Nisyan, Ma'jun Shir Bargadhwali, Ma'jun Ushba, Safuf Andari Julab, Safuf Sandal, Safuf Shora Murrakab, Safuf Shora Qalmi, Sunun Kalan, Zarur Chhalon wala compounds.


    Fruit1.000g - 3.000gN/A
    Liquid Extract2.000mlN/A

    Herb's Description

    No information regarding Piper cubeba Linn.'s description is currently available.

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in India, indonesia, Singapore.
    Odor: The odor of Fruit of Piper cubeba Linn. is Aromatic
    Fruit: Spicy,Bitter


    No information regarding Piper cubeba Linn.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Piper cubeba Linn.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Piper cubeba Linn.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Excessive use may cause headache,may exert harmful effects on kidney and urinary bladder.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Piper cubeba Linn.. (work in progress)