Black pepper

Black pepper

Name: Black pepper

Latin name: Piper nigrum

Family:  Piperaceae

Parts Used: Fuit

Taste: Pungent, spicy

Energetics: Hot, dry

Key actions: Alterative, hepatoprotective, circulatory & digestive stimulant


Black Pepper, known for its culinary uses, supports the digestive system and aids in food metabolism. What may surprise some is that Black pepper also supports the respiratory system and aids in protecting the body against oxidative damage.*



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