Piper Cubeba

Piper Cubeba (Cubeb Oil)

Piper cubeba, cubeb or tailed pepper is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential oil. It is also used in Ayurvedic healing for treating joint and bone problems and also used in perfumes. Cubeb oil is an excellent remedy for menstrual problems. The Cubeb Oil is very useful in the treatment of infections and inflammations.


• Medicinal
• Ayurveda
• Aromatherapy
• Perfuming Industry
• Food & Flavor

Active Ingredients

  • Sabinene
  • Cubebol
  • a-Copaene
  • B-Cubebene
  • Delta-Cadinene
  • a-Cubebene
  • a-Pinene
  • Gamma-Humulene
  • (+)-Limonene
  • (-)-allo-Aromadendrene
  • Gamma-Muurolene
  • (Z)-Calamene
  • B-Caryophyllene

Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Activities

Pharmacological Properties include Antimicrobial and Antioxidant, Antifungal, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-fungal, or Anti-aflatoxin, Anti parasitic, Antimicrobial, Insecticidal activities.


Family                               :         Piperaceae

Scientific Name              :         Piper cubeba L.

Common Names             :         tailed pepper, Java pepper, Kabab Chini

Country of Origin             :         India

Color                                   :         Colorless, Pale Green, or Yellow liquid

Odor                                    :         Spicy, woody dry and slightly camphoraceous


Extraction Method           :         Steam-distillation

Part used                            :         Fruit

Solubility                            :         Soluble in alcohol and other Organic solvents &

                                                        insoluble in water


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Health Benefits:

  • Amoebic dysentery
  • Intestinal gas (flatulence)
  • Diarrhea
  • Gonorrhea
  • Enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH)
  • Increasing Urination
  • Leukorrhea
  • Bronchitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Loosening mucus.


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  • Parmar VS, et al. Phytochemistry of the genus Piper. Phytochemistry.1997; 46:597-673. 14. Wu Q,  Wang  S,  Tu  G,  Feng  Y  and  Yang    Alkaloids
  • Nadkarni The  Indian Materia  Medica. Published  by Popular  Parkashan  Pvt.Ltd. 2010
  • R N Chopra. Glossary of Indian Medicinal Plants. Published by CSIR.2002:194. 12. Jensen S, Hansen J and Boll  Lignans and neolignans  from  Piperaceae (Review). Phytochemistry.1993; 33:523-530.
  • Chatterjee Asima, Pakrashi CS.The treaties of Indian Medicinal Plants. CSIR.2005
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