Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When fresh and fully mature, the fruit is about 5 mm in diameter and dark red, and contains a single seed, like all drupes.
Health Benefits of Black Pepper
High in antioxidants. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage your cells.
Has anti-inflammatory properties.
May benefit your brain.
May improve blood sugar control.
May lower cholesterol levels.
May have cancer-fighting properties.
A versatile spice.