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Health Benefits and Uses of Black Pepper

Black pepper is grown in India and several other tropical Asian countries. It is probably one of the most common spices which are used the world over. Black pepper is used in many recipes and also used as a medication in certain disorders.

Uses of Black Pepper – Let’s have a look at some of the uses of black pepper –

As already mentioned, black pepper is taken as a medication for several disorders.

  • Black pepper is taken orally for disorders like asthma, arthritis, bronchitis, upset stomach, depression, colic disorders, headache, diarrhea, gas, menstrual pains, libido, sinus infection, stuffy nose, Vitiligo, dizziness, weight loss, as well as cancer.

Black pepper is used for local applications to the skin – for nerve pain, itchy skin that can be caused by scabies, and also for treating pain.

Black pepper oil is used in inhalation, which can help some in quitting smoking or other cravings, and for those who have trouble swallowing. It is also used for insect bites.

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Health Benefits of Black Pepper – Black pepper consists of a chemical called Piperine. This has several positive effects on the body. It helps in killing fungi, bacteria as well as parasites. It also helps in the absorption of certain medications and in the protection against cancer.

  • Cancer Prevention – The chemical Piperine, which is found in black pepper, helps in the prevention of cancer and is considered to be extremely potent when it is combined with turmeric. This spice consists of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Carotenes, Flavonoids as well as other antioxidants, which help in removing harmful free radicals and thus protects the body from diseases and cancers. It is suggested that pepper is best when it is freshly ground and should be cooked along with food.


  • Digestion stimulator – Piperine helps in digestion and stimulation of the stomach, which in turn secretes hydrochloric acid. This helps in the digestion of proteins. Hence, pepper added to food helps in better digestion.


  • Helps with gas – Black pepper helps in expelling gas. It is something that is embarrassing to discuss; however, gas can be very uncomfortable. It can also put a strain on vital organs inclusive of the upper chest cavity.


  • Helps with cold and coughsBest quality Black pepper has antibacterial properties and thus helps in curing colds and coughs. All you need to do is add a teaspoon of honey with fresh ground pepper. It helps in alleviating chest congestion, which could be due to flu, viral infection, or even pollution. It can also be used as an aromatherapy. Black pepper can be added in hot water as well as eucalyptus oil, and the steam can be inhaled. Since black pepper is also rich in vitamin C, it can work as a good antibiotic as well.

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  • Helps with weight lossBlack pepper helps in obtaining nutrients from the food that we eat. Its outer layer consists of phytonutrients, which helps in breaking down fat cells and enhancing metabolism. When fresh pepper is consumed, and you start to sweat; that is probably the pepper which helps your body in getting rid of excess toxins and water. However, one needs to take care of the consumption. Black pepper in tiny quantities is preferred. For example – a pinch in your food is quite enough.


  • Helps in better skin – Pepper, when crushed, can be a great exfoliator. However, it should not be used directly. It can be combined with a little bit of curd, honey, or fresh cream depending on the skin tone. It helps in blood circulation and thus provides the skin with oxygen. Pepper, when consumed, also helps reduce wrinkles. As mentioned, black pepper is also used for people suffering from Vitiligo.


  • Helps with depression – Piperine helps in dealing with depression. It helps in brain stimulation.


  • Helps in the absorption of medications – Black pepper helps in the absorption of the medication. Thus, any ailment would be cured faster due to the faster absorption.


  • Anti-inflammatory – Black pepper reduces and stops cell death. Thus, it can act as a very good anti-inflammatory. Black pepper plays a big role in the prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, which can affect physical movements. It is also used as a treatment for various respiratory conditions like asthma because of the anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • Quitting smoking – Black pepper oil can be used in electric cigarettes, which satisfies and reduces cigarette craving, thus making it easy for those who want to quit smoking.


  • Overall Health – Black pepper can also be used in the treatment of several health conditions like toothaches, tooth decay, earaches as well as a hernia.

Thus, it can be seen that black pepper is not only great in bringing flavor and taste to any meal, but it is also helpful in several health conditions.

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