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Black Pepper Remedies


Other Names: Black Pepper, Black Peppercorns, Kali Mirch, Hu Chai, Piper nigrum
Traditional Usages: Spice, Culinary, Medicine, Obesity, Toothache, Gum Swelling, Anti-aging, Arthritis, Asthma, Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat, Eczema, Itching, Bad Breath, Premature Ejaculation, Anorexia, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Improves digestion, Promotes sweating and urination,
Resources: Indonesia, India, Asia, Sri Lanka,
Parts Used: Dried Fruit, Essential oils
Herb Actions: Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, carminative, expectorant
Herbal Research: Next to salt, pepper is the most popular spice being used continually for thousands of years, and being used in Indian cooking from around 2000 BCE.  Black pepper has vitamin C and A, flavonoids, carotenes and other antioxidants that help remove harmful free radicals and protect the body from cancers and diseases. Black pepper is a rich source of minerals: calcium, magnesium phosphorus, potassium, sodium and vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, vitamins B6, E, K and folate.
Black pepper is safe for most people when used in medicinal amounts


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