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Botanical Name Piper cubeba
Family Piperaceae
Origin Kankol has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
Description Kankol is a climbing vine that grows up to 6 meters long. It has heart-shaped leaves and small white flowers. The fruits are small, round, and have a hard outer shell. They are dark brown when ripe and have a pungent, aromatic odor.
Parts Used The dried fruit is used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose is 1-2 grams per day.