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  • Top 4 Black Pepper Extract Piperine Benefits - 2019

    Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine native to India used worldwide as a spice and seasoning. Piperine is the main constituent which is responsible for black pepper’s pungency.

    In traditional eastern medicines, Piperine was employed for its immune-protective and detoxifying properties.[1] Currently, Piperine is being studied for its incredible health benefits. Its primary use is its ability to enhance the efficacy of co-administered drugs and supplements by slowing their intestinal removal.

    In this article, we will investigate the Piperine benefits and how it can improve your health. The recommended dosage for Piperine is 20-mg per day. Be sure to check out our product description for more information on Piperine.

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  • What is Piperine? The secret component in Black Pepper Extract

    Piperine is the active component of black pepper and is responsible for the pungent smell and flavour of the spice.[1] It occurs in pepper at a concentration of around 5 – 10%. As a dietary supplement, Piperine is well-known for its ability to inhibit a process called glucuronidation, where enzymes in the liver add a chemical tag to foreign substances to mark them for excretion.

    By preventing glucuronidation and by increasing the time taken to pass through the intestines, Piperine helps to improve the bioavailability of many dietary supplements. It is never a good idea to use Piperine with medication because of how it affects metabolism in the liver.
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