Black pepper is the commonly used condiment around the globe. The black pepper plant is native to south India. Present higher produced of black pepper in Vietnam. The black pepper plant can grow up to 4 meters in height with the help of the support from trees, poles, etc.
It has been used as the medicine in various diseases. Various evidence suggests people have been using it before 2000 BCE. The true health benefit of the black pepper is obtained when consumed in fresh form instead of cooking along with food.
Benefits of Consumption of Black Pepper:
Due to the adequate secretion of Hydrochloric acid that aids in the good digestion of food. Further, regular consumption of black pepper is associated with the decrease in intestinal gas formation.
2. Toxin Expelling
It helps in the removal of toxin from the body by increasing sweating and urination.
3. A Cough and Cold
Due to the antibacterial nature of black pepper, it helps in the alleviation of chest congestion. Black pepper combined with honey yield more potent benefit.
Black pepper is claimed to stimulate the brain function leading to the beneficial effect on the normal functioning of the brain.
5. Weight Loss
The phytonutrients content in the black pepper helps to break down the fat cells. It increases the metabolism in the body.
Consumption of black pepper is believed to decrease the process of tooth decay and ease a toothache.
7. Healthy Skin
The chemical content of black pepper named piperine stimulates the skin to produce the pigment.
Free radical that is the product of cellular metabolism can damage the cell. The damage to the cell by free radicle is preventing innate antioxidant in the black pepper.
The chemical named Piperine in the black pepper can reduce cancer.
10. Blood Pressure
Due to the content of the potassium the essential nutrient for keeping the blood pressure in check. Regular consumption of black pepper is believed to regulate the blood pressure.