Immunomodulatory and antitumor activity of Piper longum
There is a dearth of information on the antioxidant activities from the medicinal plants Piper nigrum L, Piper longum
L and Zingiber officinale Roscoe which prompted us to evaluate the antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of these medicinal plants.
It contains Acorus calamus, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica, Santalum rubrum, Myristica fragrans and Piper longum
Recently, certain piperidine amides extracted from Piper longum
showed activity against mosquito larva [14-16].
bellirica, Albizia lebbeck, Piper nigrum, Zingiber officinale, and Piper longum
in a polyherbal formulation (Aller-7/NR-A2) that has been found safe for the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
A number of plant parts are used by people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, which plant parts include fruits and seeds of Myristica fragrans, seeds of Nigella sativa, fruits and seeds of Piper longum
, leaves of Vitex negundo, and rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, as observed during a preliminary survey of 25 informants suffering from the disease and who self-treat themselves.
Interestingly, the Kaviraj used the roots of the same plant along with fruits of Piper longum
to treat headache.
Piper nigrum and Piper guineense are used as insecticides and molluscicides in different parts of Africa, while in India species like Piper longum
, Piper betle and Piper cubeba have shown insecticidal activity against mosquitoes and flies (Lee 2005).
chaba, mostraron una potente actividad citotoxica sobre la linea celular COLO-205 (adenocarcinoma de colon), con valores de IC50 de 3,10 [micron]g/mL y 0,018 [micron]g/mL, respectivamente (26), y Piperlongimina B aislado de Piper longum
(27) inhibio la proliferacion celular de la linea celular HL-60 (leucemia mieloide cronica); pero, no hay mencion de su actividad antioxidante.
Piperine from the fruits of Piper longum
with inhibitory effect on monoamine oxidase and antidepressant-like activity.
Direct shoot regeneration from nodal, internodal and petiolar segments of Piper longum
A piperidine alkaloid from Piper longum
fruit was found to be active against mosquito larvae of Cx.