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10 Benefits of Black pepper

10 Benefits of Black pepper:


The Black pepper popularly in tulu as “Yedde munchi” literally means good chilly is the king of spice. The Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. Peppercorns, and the ground pepper derived from them, may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit) and white pepper (ripe fruit seeds).

Black pepper is native to south India, and is extensively cultivated there and elsewhere in tropical regions. Currently Vietnam is the world’s largest producer and exporter of pepper, producing 34% of the world’s Piper nigrum crop.Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavour and as a traditional medicine. Black pepper is the world’s most traded spice. It is one of the most common spices added to European cuisine and its descendants.

10 Benefits of black pepper:

1. Increases Nutrient absorption
2. Improves Digestion
3. Stimulates Appetite
4. Facilitates Weight loss
5. Relives Gas
6. Helps clear congestion
7. Combats arthritis
8. Fights Cancer and Prevents other diseases
9. Works as a Natural Antidepressant
10. Treats Teeth and Gum problems

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