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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Antidiarrheal effect of crude ethanol and methanol extracts of black pepper was evaluated by measuring the body weight of mice before and after administration.
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.
Turmeric showed 60 % inhibition followed by black pepper i.
Effect of different in vitro culture extracts of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.
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.