Black pepper along with turmeric can help ease your inflammation. All you have to do is mix in black pepper with turmeric, this will help activate the other potential health benefits and effects of turmeric in your body, thus healing inflammation in the process.
Black Pepper – Digestive System, Expectorate Coughs, Helps to Clear The Lungs Of Congestion
Black pepper is known to be one of the oldest spices available. The uses of such go far beyond the kitchen and stimulating the taste buds. Black pepper can also be used to:
- Stimulate the digestive system
- Expectorates coughs
- Helps clear the lungs from congestion
Black pepper is also often added along with turmeric and many other herbal formulation as an activator. In addition, a variation of black pepper, the long pepper (Piper longum) is valued in Ayurvedic medicine and the foods having this ingredient in the mix helps enhance digestion and metabolism.
All you need to do is add a pinch of black pepper, or a couple of peppercorns to herbal teas, or to herbal formula to increase the warmth of the blend. You can also use black pepper essential oil in warming massage oils as well. One way you can use black pepper is by mixing equal parts of black pepper, dried ginger and long pepper then taken with a spoonful of honey.