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Is piper vegan?

Piper is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is piper?

Piper is a plant genus that belongs to the Piperaceae family and is commonly known as pepper. It is native to tropical regions of Central and South America, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Piper is widely used as a culinary ingredient due to its pungent and spicy flavor, which adds a distinctive taste to a variety of dishes. The Piper plant is also recognized for its medicinal properties, particularly in traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, where it has been used to treat digestive and respiratory ailments. Piper is available in various forms, including ground, whole, and dried, and can be found in numerous cuisines worldwide.

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