Black pepper is one of the most commonly used spices worldwide. It is prepared by grinding peppercorns which are dried berries from the vine Piper nigrum.
It has a sharp and mildly spicy flavor which goes well with many types of dishes. Black pepper is more than just a kitchen staple. It has traditionally known as the “king of spices” and used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years due to its high beneficial compounds.
Black pepper extract may improve blood sugar control, also can lower the cholesterol levels. It may also promote gut health, offer pain relief, and reduce appetite.
Black pepper has a subtle heat and a bold flavor that makes it a tasty addition to any dish.