pepper extract tetrahydropiperine

pepper extract tetrahydropiperine

Source: pepper
Latin Name :Piper nigrum L.

Extract part: seed

Active Ingredient :tetrahydropiperine


Identification measure :HPLC
Appearance: Fine white powder 
Country of origin:P.R. China

pepper extract tetrahydropiperine


Tetrahydropiperine (THP), prepared from piperine (found in black pepper and long pepper) by a patented proprietary process.

In addition to the anticonvulsant, anti-epileptic and analgesic effects, tetrahydro-piperine can also significantly improve and promote the absorption and utilization of functional ingredients by skin tissues, and has the effect of assisting the rapid penetration of pharmaceutical and cosmetic ingredients into the skin. It is also an essential raw material and intermediate for many  medicines in the pharmaceutical industry.

As a potentiating ingredient, tetrahydropiperine has the advantages of being all natural, non-irritating, low in dosage, low in cost and fast in promoting penetration compared with the traditional penetration enhancer azone.

Just 0.01-0.1% can improve and promote the absorption and utilization of functional ingredients by the skin.


1. As pharmaceutical raw materials for arthritis, rheumatism, anti-inflammation, detumescence and so on, it is mainly used in pharmaceutical field.
2. As effective ingredients for improving blood circulation and soothing the nerves, it is mainly used in health product industry.
3. As active ingredients of skin care products, it is mainly used in cosmetic industry.

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