Introduction: Piperine, an alkaloid found in the spikes and oleoresin of the peppercorn plant, is also present in high concentration in the skin of the pepper berries.
Piperine is also found in black pepper and similar plants, and, even though piperine obtained from natural sources is about 98% pure, it is, for chemical and medical purposes, laboratory-produced.
1. Piperine used to treat flatulence, gout, laryngitis, and paralysis. 2. Piperine used to treat abdominal tumors and gastric ulcers. 3. Piperine improve the digestive system. 4. Piperine enhances the immune system.