Author(s): Sharma Vinay, Kalyani Renuka, Vyas Palak, C.R Harisha, Prajapati P. K
Piperine, an alkaloid with diverse biological activity commonly occurring in fruits of Piper sp., has high commercial, economical, and medicinal value. In this study densitometric estimation of piperine from fruits of Piper longum L and Piper retrofractum Vahl.. It can be stated from this study that at industrial level P. longum Lin. is more suitable because of its preservation less and high percentage of Piperine(3.26µg/ml) than P.retrofractum Vahl.(0.49µg/ml) pharmacognostic and phytochemical characters of both species is discussed in present study.