Black Pepper is the one spice that has always been referred to as the king of spices and is one which has a lot of health benefits that are not really well known. It is a common ingredient in the Indian, Thai, Chinese and Continental cuisines and no one ever seems to have soup without it! Here are some of the benefits of black pepper that you simply have to know!
Often referred to as Indian Pepper, Long Pepper is a vine that is cultivated for its spicy fruit. In contrast to the shorter Indian black pepper, this one tastes a lot hotter. The first mention of long pepper is in the ancient Ayurvedic texts where its many uses and benefits are well described.