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Organic Black Pepper Powder 200g
SAR30.00

Black pepper is known as the “king of spice “and is widely used in cuisines globally. Black pepper, a flowering vine, belongs to the Piperaceae family and its scientific name is Piper nigrum. It is cultivated for its fruit and is dried and used for cooking as spice and seasoning. Black pepper after drying is consumed in the raw form. The fruit in the dried stage is known as a peppercorn. Black pepper is the dried unripe version, and green pepper is the unripe fruit that is not dried. Ripe fruit seeds are known as white pepper. Black pepper is used extensively in different parts of the world. It is the largest spice that is traded globally. Black pepper is always seasoned with salt. Pepper is dried in sunlight and pepper oil, and pepper spirit is extracted from it. Pepper oil is used in making Ayurveda medicines.

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Health Benefits of Black Pepper: 

1- Black pepper is a rich source of minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, and vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin B6. (1,2,3)

2- Black pepper is rich in potassium. Potassium helps in controlling the heart rate and is useful in regulating blood pressure. (2,3)

3- Piperine, one of the key components of black pepper, it helps to reduce memory impairment and cognitive malfunction. (1,4)

4- Black pepper is rich in iron and is useful in combating low blood pressure and it is useful in the production of red blood cells. (2,3)

5- The black pepper increases the hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, thereby facilitating digestion, which means it helps to avoid diarrhoea, constipation, and colic. (1,2,5)

6- Black pepper aids in weight loss. The reason is that black pepper is rich in phytonutrients and this helps in breaking down excess fat and improves the metabolism of the body. (1,2,6)

7- Pepper is a good treatment for respiratory conditions due to its properties as an expectorant, as well as its strong anti-inflammatory properties. (1,7)

8- The piperine content of pepper can stimulate the skin to produce melanocytes pigment. Which means it helps to cure vitiligo, which is a skin disease that causes some areas of skin to lose its normal pigmentation and turn white. (1,2,8)

9- Antioxidants in pepper can prevent or repair the damage caused by the free radicals and thus help prevent cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and liver problems. (1,2,9)

 

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