Mini Review: The Potential of Piperine in Black Pepper in Improving Brain Work


  • Dewi Yuniasih Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta
  • Dandy Dewanto P Faculty of Medicine, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta , Indonesia
  • Putri Kinanthi Faculty of Medicine, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta , Indonesia
  • Nurul Aqidatul K Faculty of Medicine, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta , Indonesia
  • Naila Sistharani Faculty of Medicine, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta , Indonesia


Mini Review; Potential of Piperine; Black Pepper; Brain Work; Cognitive


This study aims to determine the effect of piperine as an antidepressant and the potential to improve brain cognitive function. Researchers conducted a literature review related to piperine's potential for brain work using databases such as PubMed, Google Scholar, Cochrane Library. Search the relevant research literature using the keywords "Piperine in black pepper" or "piperine and brain effects". One of our conclusions is that piperine's cognitive-enhancing effects may occur in part through its cytoprotective and AChE inhibitory effects in the hippocampus.

Author Biography

Dewi Yuniasih, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta


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