Black pepper : Wonder herb
Black pepper is used both as spice and medicine. Black pepper belongs to family of piperaceae . It is a fruits of black pepper plant . It act as wonder herb and spice it also adds flavor to food .
It helps in weight loss .
Black pepper is useful in ear ache , asthma , sinus , nasal congestion .Black pepper reducesheart risk of heart,liver ailments.
Health benefits of black pepper
Weight loss :-
Food items added with pepper helps in weight reduction . As outer layer of pepper acts on breakdown of fat cells. Breaking of fat cells into their component parts leads to easy processed by the body and hence applying to other healthy and nutrious process and enzymatic reaction either than settling in body and making you fatty.
Comsuming of pepper in a medicinal doses improves digestion by increasing secretion of hydrochloric acid in stomach hence making digestion good . it also aids in diarrhea , constipation and colic . it also prevents from intestinal gas . it is also beneficial for peptic ulcers as it check gastric mucosal damage .
Bye products or free radicals of cellular metabolism which attack body’s healthy cells and effects functioning of DNA to mutate to cancerous cells . Antioxident properties of pepper neutrilizes these free radicales and hence inereasing body immune .
Skin care :-
It cure skin diseases like vitiligo . in vitiligo some areas of skin looses its pigmentation while piperine content of pepper helps stimulation of skin layers to produce melanocyte pigmentation . it also aids in other skin ailments like age spots , wrinkles ,premature ageing etc .
It is good for respirationy system. Its expectorant property aids from whooping cough , asthma etc. Piperine component of pepper breaks deposits of phlegm and mucus in respiratory tract and helps them elimimate form the body .
Piperine component stimulates various chemical pathways of brain acts as a good brain tonic aids in momery loss , dementia and alzheimer,s disease .
Other benefits :
Black pepper is also beneficial in tooth decay ,tooth ache, ear-aches, gangrene, hernia., hoarseness of voice , insect bites and boosting immune system .
Thus according to ayurveda black pepper used your daily diet schedule is a key for healthy immune system .