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E.B., U.S. obstetrician-gynecologist, 1881-1935. See: Piper forceps.


Black pepper, the dried unripe fruit of Piper nigrum (family Piperaceae), a climbing plant of the East Indies; used as a condiment, diaphoretic, stimulant, and carminative, and locally as a counterirritant.
[L. pepper]


(pī′pĕr) [L.]
Genus of plants that produce pepper. The species Piper nigrum is a flowering vine that produces black pepper.
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Results: Spermatogenesis was suppressed and Johnsons score was decreased from normal spermatogenesis (10) to (6-8) in the experimental group 2 and was more improved in the Mentha piperita treated group as compare to the melatonin.
Mentha piperita (piper mint) is a medicinally significant herbaceous plant belonging to family Labiate.
Five medicinal plants including Mentha piperita (pudina), Violo odorata (panafsha), Trachyspermum copiticum (ajwain), Metricarea chamomile (babuna) and Foeniculum vulgare (saunf) were purchased from the local market of the Rawalakot Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.
piperita proved themselves as highly toxic to mosquito larvae (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th instar larvae and pupae) and this response was time and concentration dependent in all larval stages and pupae as well.
Inhibitory Effects of endemic, Thymus vulgaris and Menta piperita Essential Oils on Escherichia coli O157:H7, Research Journal of Biology Science, 4(3); 340-344.
1] de medio, valor similar al testigo, seguida del extracto de Buddleia cordata, la cual solo redujo la poblacion de protozoarios al finalizar el tratamiento (72 h), mientras que Verbesina perymenioides tuvo el mismo efecto a las 48 h de incubacion; sin embargo, los extractos de Chenopodium ambrosioides, Marrubium vulgare y Mentha piperita redujeron la cantidad de protozoarios desde las 24 h, pero 24 h mas tarde eliminaron totalmente a estos microorganismos en comparacion con el resto de los tratamientos.
Salvia officinalis, Mentha x piperita, Thymus vulgaris, Melissa officinalis, Symphytum officinale) within these families.
piperita, Verbena officinalis, Pelargonium capitatum, Rosa centifolia, Potentilla anserina, Cuminum cyminum, Foeniculum vulgare, Pimpinella anisum, Santolina rosmarinifolia and Carum carvi.
The antioxidant activity presented by the extracts followed the order: Camellia sinensis > fermented Camellia sinensis > Camellia sinensis with Citrus limonium > Camellia sinensis with Mentha piperita > Camellia sinensis with Prunus persica > Camellia sinensis with Citrus sinensis.
Determination of polyphenoles in Menta longifolia and Mentha piperita field grown and in vitro samples using UPLC-TQ-MS.
I didn't know the analgesic properties of a simple bottle of Mentha piperita.