Black pepper may also help in treating;
  • Alzheimers
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cancer, constipation
  • depression
  • difficulity swallowing
  • hearing loss
  • Heart disease
  • Hig blood pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Memory loss
  • mild age realated cognitive decline
  • neurologically damaged children
  • smoking addiction
  • thyroid problems
  • Vitiligo,  (a disease that causes the loss of skin color in blotches)
  • anti-fertility

 
Sources:
Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD Healing Spices -
Rebecca Wood, The New whole foods encyclopedia 
Black pepper has been grown for over 1000 years and was the single most reason Columbus came to America.  Now scientists are discovering the many ways black pepper enhances health. Native to India's Ganges River valley, it also grows well in Hawai`i. Black pepper stimulates the flow of energy and blood to the body and opens pores for sweating, helpful at the onset of a cold. Piperine, is the major active compound it depresses the central nervous system and acts as an anti-inflammatory and protects the liver.
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