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Benefits of Black Pepper
Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit.
66. Vitamin C & Vitamin A
For healthy mucous membranes, essential for proper night vision and promotes skeletal growth. When foods are eaten with black pepper, the body is able to absorb valuable vitamins and nutrients from the food much easier.
67. Niacin and Riboflavin
Regular functioning of tissues and enables conversion of carbohydrates to energy & Releasing energy to cells and enables break down of fats. It stimulates the appetite and has been used to treat anorexics and people with eating disorders.
68. Pyrodoxine & Thiamine
Prevents water retention and enables conversion of carbohydrates to energy & Growth and development of skeletal structure, promotes digestion. Black pepper is diaphoretic (promotes sweating). Black pepper induces sweating, which consequently cools down the body and relieves feverish symptoms.
69. Blood Pressure
Black pepper has major compounds that regulate blood pressure levels in our bodies. It is also rich in vitamin C which helps prevent hypertension by increasing the excretion of lead from our bodies. The high levels of essential minerals like potassium, calcium and iron in black pepper are blood pressure lowering compounds. The major underlying cause of high blood pressure can be attributed to very high levels of sodium in the body. Black pepper contains an insignificant amount of potassium, which is very potent in minimizing the effects of high sodium levels in the body.
70. Brain Food
Black pepper contain antidepression properties that can help you cheer up. Research also shows how black pepper is very effective in proper brain function, cognitive function and stimulates central nervous system. Additionally, piperine also helps increase endorphins in the brain.


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