Piper Longum Extract
Piper Longum, also known as long pepper is known as pippali in India. It is used in Ayurvedic medicine and foods for increasing metabolism and for enhancing digestion. When combined with dried ginger and black pepper, it can be taken orally to help regulate cholesterol and prevent obesity. Piper longum is also used to treat coughs, colds, fevers and rheumatism due to its antibacterial properties. The long pepper has been used for centuries for culinary uses for its hot, spicy flavor. Unlike its cousin, the black pepper that is more popular, the long pepper imparts a hotter, sweeter taste.