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What is piperine?
Piperine is an alkaloid naturally occurring in black pepper (Piper nigrum) and long pepper (Piper longum), giving them a sharp taste.
Nonprescription (over-the-counter) oral piperine supplements are available.
Piperine Health Benefits
Piperine Safety: Side Effects, Toxicity
Speak with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and intend to use piperine. Piperine should not be used by children. Piperine should not be taken together with any medication.