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. Its flavor is much more fruity than regular pepper it's great used in salad dressings or as a seasoning for fish or chicken.
Whole Black Pepper is also known for having some health benefits:
- Its active compound Piperine may have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
- May improve cholesterol levels
- Blood sugar control
- Brain and gut health