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Why is turmeric + black pepper called the perfect match?
Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric. which is absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract is less Because it is an insoluble substance, piperine is an important substance in black pepper that has been researched. It has the ability to increase the absorption of curcumin.
One study in humans found that the combination of curcumin with piperine resulted in a 2000% increase in the effectiveness of curcumin 45 minutes after the combination.
Therefore, it is concluded that taking turmeric with black pepper increases the absorption of curcumin, thereby increasing the therapeutic effect of turmeric.
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Herbal Information Office Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University