dried, near ripe or ripe fruit of Piper Piper nigrum L..
white crystal powder. Soluble in acetic acid, benzene, ethanol, chloroform, slightly soluble in ether.
Piperine is an alkaloid that gives black pepper (Piper nigrum) its pungency. It is slightly soluble in water and highly soluble in alcohol, chloroform and ether. Piperine has a long history of use in some types of traditional medicine. Its primary commercial use is in modern herbal medicine.
The commercial production of piperine generally consists of chemical extraction from black pepper seeds, which contains five to ten percent piperine. The seeds of the long pepper (Piper longum) contain one to two percent piperine and may also be used in piperine production. The seeds are dissolved with a solvent such as ethyl acetate and hexane. The solvent-free residue is then treated with a potassium hydroxide solution to remove the resin. The remaining residue is then rinsed in warm alcohol to yield piperine crystals.
Piperine is one of the main physiological active components of pepper and piper. Its chemical structure belongs to cinnamamide, which has been proved to be sedative, hypnotic, anticonvulsant, skeletal muscle relaxation and antidepressant.
Piperine is an alkaloid substance, so its solubility in water is small, and its solubility in alcohol and petroleum ether is large. After the extract was separated, concentrated and placed, the natural crystal yellow needle shaped crystals were found to have a melting point of 130 degrees. The chemical structure of piperine is relatively stable and does not vary from place to place, but the content of piperine varies.
Piperine is the largest and most effective active ingredient in pepper. It is a scientific process for extracting and concentrating the medicinal essence of Piper family. It has the functions of Jingan, antiphlogistic and analgesic, and is more obviously lowering blood lipid.
It can treat epilepsy, cancer, chronic bronchitis, asthma, rheumatism, vitiligo, obesity and gastrointestinal diseases. And promote the absorption of drugs, reduce the dosage of drugs, and enhance their efficacy.
Piperine is a necessary raw material and intermediate for medicine. Piperine can also be used as a spice additive for liquor making and food manufacturing.
Used as a brandy additive to have a spicy taste. It is also used as an insecticide. In addition, it is also the main anticonvulsant ingredient in Chinese treatment of epilepsy prescription (white pepper and radish). The food industry is used as a spicy raw material and has bactericidal effect.
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