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  Botanical Name :  Piper nigrum.L
  Family :  Piperaceae
  Common Name :  Black Pepper
  Black pepper, we commonly say 'black gold', is a perennial, climbing vine indigenous to the Malabar Coast of India , also known ‘the king of all spices’ is considered as the oldest and best known spice in the world. Pepper reached South East Asia more than two thousand years ago and is grown in Malaysia and Indonesia since about that time. There are many varieties/types of black pepper known in the world trade. These peppers differ slightly in their physical and chemical characteristics, color, size, shape, flavor and bite. Carminative, stimulant, aromatic, digestive, diuretic, tonic and anti-coagulating agent — this how the curative properties of black pepper have been described in Ayurveda. About 116 chemical constituents in Black Pepper including Monoterpene Hydrocarbons, Oxygenated Monoterpenoids, Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbons, Oxygenated Sesquiterpene, miscellaneous compounds – Aromatic and others is included in this database.
  Constituents (Alphabetical order)