BCB's Piper longum, commonly known as long pepper, is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is dried and used as a spice and seasoning. While it has been traditionally used in various medicinal practices, including Ayurveda, for its purported health benefits.

Antiplatelet properties refer to the ability to inhibit platelet aggregation, which is important for preventing excessive blood clot formation. This property is often associated with cardiovascular health, particularly in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Some studies suggest that certain compounds found in Piper longum may exhibit antiplatelet activity.