Piperine, which is ingested with curcumin (turmeric extract), protects the liver. Black pepper extract also raises other levels of dietary supplements in the body. Certain interactions are preferred, for example by EGCG or resveratrol.
- Stimulate the digestive enzyme
- Increased absorption of other supplements such as curcumin, EGCG, chrysin, and resveratrol
As a food supplement, piperine shows stimulation of digestive enzymes in pancreas in animal studies.
- Piperine increases the bioavailability of other supplements, i.e., resveratrol
Black pepper extract: Dosage
Studies showed an increased serum level of turmeric supplemented with 4 mg of piperine.
Piperine side effects
Because piperine is synergistic with many supplements and medicines, you should consult your doctor before taking it.