Piperine

3 Healing Herbs

…lifespan in mice. The only problem with curcumin is that it is notoriously poorly absorbed. That’s why many supplements also contain quercetin and/or piperine, compounds that enhance its bioavailability. Another option (and the one I prefer) is to look for a product that binds curcumin to phosphatidylcholine…

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The Healing Power of Pepper

…. Today, pepper is primarily used for culinary purposes—but it does contain one phytonutrient that is garnering attention in medical research: piperine. This alkaloid is responsible for pepper’s pungent flavor and its annoying ability to cause sneezing. A potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory…

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