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PIPER ADUNCUM. - SPIKED PEPPER.

Piper angustifolium (Matico or Spiked pepper
Common name
False matico, higuillo de hoja, man anesi wiwiri, matico, menuda, spiked pepper.
Family
Piperaceae (Pepper family).

Overview
This is a small, flowering tropical tree, erect branches with drooping twigs; indigenous to Suriname. It grows up to 21 feet tall.
Camphor and camphene are the main constituents.
The bright lance-shaped leaves are green and alternate elliptical, 4 - 10 inch long.
The spikes are flexible, 5 - 7 inches long.
The fruit is a one seeded berry; these small seeds are black.
Spiked pepper has a strong flavor, has the same chemical properties as Matico (Piper angustifolium) and is at sight almost identical.

Medicinal applications
Used as a aromatic bitter stimulant, against gonorrhea, leucorrhea, piles, hemorrhages and dyspepsia.
Locally, in South America, it is used as a styptic and astringent for wounds.
It is also applied to ulcers.
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Hardiness
USDA zone 9 - 11.
Propagation
Seeds and cuttings.
Culture
Full sun / light shade, sandy loam soil, needs high humidity.
Plant in frost free areas.

Piper aduncum-false matico Piper aduncum-false matico Piper angustifolium Piper angustifolium Piper angustifolium - Spiked pepper

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Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Spiked pepper seeds 100 US$ 16.10
Spiked pepper seeds 1000 US$ 115.00

Spiked pepper tincture 1 fl. oz (29.6 cc) US$ 11.55
Spiked pepper tincture 6 x 1 fl. oz US$ 62.37
Spiked pepper tincture 12 x 1 fl. oz US$ 117.81
Spiked pepper tincture 2 fl. oz (59.1 cc) US$ 20.45
Spiked pepper tincture 6 x 2 fl. oz US$ 110.43
Spiked pepper tincture 12 x 2 fl. oz US$ 208.59

Spiked pepper powder 1 lb US$28.00
Spiked pepper powder 5 lb ($26.60 /lb) US$133.00
Spiked pepper powder 10 lb ($25.20 /lb) US$252.00


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