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Piper nigrum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Piper nigrum
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.812.666.500
Unique ID
D029222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029222
Annotation
see entry terms at CAPSICUM for other types of pepper
Scope Note
A plant species in the PIPERACEAE plant family. It is a common spice on foods and is used medicinally to increase gastrointestinal assimilation of other supplements and drugs. Piperine is a key component. Black pepper is picked unripe and heaped for a few days to ferment. White Pepper is the ripe fruit dehulled by maceration in water.
Entry Term(s)
Black Pepper
White Pepper
Registry Number
txid13216
Public MeSH Note
2002; for BLACK PEPPER see BLACK PEPPER 2001-2015; for WHITE PEPPER see SPICES 1998-2001
History Note
2002; for BLACK PEPPER use SPICES 1993-2001; for WHITE PEPPER use SPICES 1998-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Piper nigrum Preferred
Black Pepper Narrower
White Pepper Narrower
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