Kankol (Piper cubeba)
Common Name : Cubeb, Tailed pepper
Scientific Name : Piper cubeba
It helps in relieving cough and acts as a diuretic and It is used as a spice in our daily food and the ingredient is used in ayurvedic preparations to relieve cough, helps in the treatment of abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dysentry, enteritis, etc. The diuretic property of kankol acts as a preventing water retention in the body and increases the urine output. It is also useful in the treatment of syphilis, gonorrhoea, hepatitis and asthma.