Piperine is extracted from peppers, herbs, and spices. It is a naturally occurring compound that mainly constitutes basic nitrogen atoms along with oxygen, sulfur, and chlorine. The IUPAC name is (2E,4E)-5-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-1-piperidin-1-ylpenta-2,4-dien-1-one and chemical formula C17H19NO3. It is available in solid form and melts at 129oC. Its complexity is 412 and the molecular weight is 285.343 g/mol. The drug shows chemopreventive, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects. It is also utilized as flavoring agents and food additives.