Piper nigrum


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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

Piper nigrum,

n See pepper, black.
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Another study evaluated possible active combinations of different botanical sources including Annona muricata seed and Piper nigrum fruit ethanolic extracts; these extracts are rich in acetogenins and piperamides, respectively.
In the current study, an endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides with the potential to produce piperine was isolated and characterized from Piper nigrum.
The species that produced the highest mortality were Zizigium aromaticum, Morus alba, Piper nigrum and the mixture of Allium sativum- Z.
Blissful Sleep contains 160 mg of valerian and smaller amounts of Rosa centifolia, Nardostachys jatanansi, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera, Piper nigrum, Alpinia galangal, Convolvulus pluricalis, and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
That's the seed of a completely different plant, Piper nigrum.
Blissful Sleep contains 160 mg of valerian and smaller amounts of Rosa centifolia, Nardostachys jatamansi, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera, Piper nigrum, Alpinia galangal, Convolvulus pluricalis, and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
There is the dried bark of the Cinnamomun tree, and the stem of Zingiber officinale, and the dried fruit of Piper nigrum.
Pepper or Piper nigrum (Piperaceae) -- Whether taken internally or externally, ancients from around the world recognized pepper's potency.
Borrowing the words of a colleague and friend, Piper nigrum, or pepper, is nothing to sneeze at.
Pepper is the dried berry of the climbing vine Piper Nigrum and was one of the earliest commodities traded between Asia and Europe.
Pink peppercorns come from a different vine (although berries of Piper nigrum do go through a pink phase).