*Black pepper is widely used as a spice in many cultures, and in Ayurveda, it is used as a carrier of other herbs to different areas of the body. It aids in digestion, circulation and stimulating the appetite because it promotes the secretion of digestive juices. The heating action of black pepper reduces parasites inside the stomach. It possesses antioxidant properties and has protective elements for the liver. It is an antioxidant that helps to manage symptoms of premature aging, wrinkles and dark spots on the skin. Black pepper is a common herb that is used in the trikatu formulation.
*Benefits include maintaining a healthy respiratory system, boosts the immune system, removes toxins from the liver, prevents intestinal gas, and helps balance mood.
Suggested Use: 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon in the powdered form once or twice daily, or use as directed by your health practitioner.