Black Pepper

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A woody vine native to Asia, rich in piperine and piperidine; BP’s dried unripe fruit is used in Chinese herbal medicine as a GItonic, and for constipation, food poisoning, obesity, sinusitis, and vomiting; it has been used in western herbal medicine as a cardiostimulant and to enhance renal function
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The aqueous extract of black pepper was tested for its anti-diarrheal affect by inducing food born diarrhea and was found to have good anti-diarrheal effect that is directly related to anti-motility and anti-secretary activities in mice (Shamkuwar et al., 2012).
Turmeric showed 60 % inhibition followed by black pepper i.e., 47.8 % (Fig.
Effect of different in vitro culture extracts of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) on toxic metabolites-producing strains.
Inhibitory effects of black pepper (Piper nigrum) extracts and compounds on human tumor cell proliferation, cyclooxygenase enzymes, lipid peroxidation and nuclear transcription factor-kappa-B.
Antimicrobial activity of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.).
Evaluation of antidiarrhoeal effect of Black pepper (Piper nigrum L.).