The black pepper is a source of piperine and has been used in traditional medicines as an aid to support knee pain and abdominal discomfort while enhancing mood, decreasing tiredness, and aiding in managing a healthy weight. Subsequently, piperine is no longer just a spice, but considered as a food supplement.
In supplementation, black pepper is a natural bio-availability enhancer. As an added benefit, black pepper can promote gut health. The makeup of our gut bacteria has been linked to immune function, mood, and chronic diseases, to name a few.