Medicinal uses for BLACK PEPPER 

Black and white peppercorns are dried berries. 
Both have aromatic properties that help to lower fevers and improve digestion. 
These healing berries contain essential oils that stimulate the digestive and circulatory system in addition to 
having insecticidal properties. Learn more about the many health benefits and weight loss benefits of black pepper.  

1. Tooth Decay and Gum Swelling
Pepper has antiseptic properties that have been used therapeutically in dentistry to help prevent tooth decay and gum conditions. Learn more about Dental Health Remedies. 

2. Indigestion
Peppercorns are used to treat flatulence and indigestion. A natural way to prevent discomfort. 

3. Nerve Pain
Black pepper has been applied directly to the skin to treat nerve pain and skin diseases such as scabies. 

Ingest black pepper to relieve an upset stomach. More remedies for an upset stomach

5. Food Poisoning
In Chinese medicine, black pepper is used to treat food poisoning and many other health ailments.

Mixed with a buttery type of compound black pepper is used to treat nasal congestion externally.

7. Blood Circulation
Black pepper helps to increase circulation of blood which benefits overall health. Learn more about Healing Foods!
8. Asthma
Pepper is beneficial for respiratory conditions such as asthma due to expectorant properties which are a strong anti-inflammatory. 

9. Peptic Ulcers
Studies have shown black pepper to be beneficial for peptic ulcers due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. 

10. Alzheimer's and Dementia 
Studies show Piperine, a major component of black pepper, reduces memory impairment. Chemicals in the brain seem to be stimulated by this compound making black pepper beneficial for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. 

11. Vitiligo 
Pepper helps to cure vitiligo a skin disease that causes white patches on the skin. Piperine is a significant component in black pepper that stimulates the production of melanin which gives skin its pigment.  

The hard outer layer of peppercorns helps to break down fat cells. Eating peppery foods helps you to shed weight naturally. 

Black Pepper also Helps to Relieve
Upper Respiratory Infections

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