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Piper sarmentosum, Chaa-plu, Vietnamese Pepper, Lalot, La Lot

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Piper sarmentosum

Chaa-plu, Vietnamese Pepper, Lalot, La Lot
Family: Piperaceae
Origin: East and Southeast Asia
Vine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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This spreading vine is fast growing and has many uses. Eaten raw in salads or cooked with other greens or dishes, or wrap meats and cook in oven or on stove or grill.

It is used medicinally in Asia. The whole plant is used as expectorant, leaves as carminative in India and South China as well as Indonesia. It is used for feverish diseases, for digestive disorders, and toothache. The extract may be applied externally to treat pain in the bones. When the root is chewed with betel nut, it is said to be helpful for the treatment of coughs and asthma; with nutmeg and ginger it is used to treat pleurisy. The leaves are used as food (food wraps) in Vietnam.

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Piper sarmentosum - Vietnamese Pepper, Lalot

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Chaa-plu, Vietnamese Pepper. Eaten raw in salads or...  more

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