We think of black pepper as a spice that adds some flavor to our salads or pasta. And of course, it is. But it is also much more. It is a medicine of sorts. In other words, it has come significant health benefits.

It is the most popular of all of the spices and like its “cousins” the green and white peppercorn, they derive from the Piper Nigrum plant found in parts of Asia. Black pepper is the whole portion of the plant.

The health benefits of black pepper are noteworthy. They include:

  • strong anti-bacterial properties
  • anti-yeast properties
  • help protect the DNA itself
  • immune booster
  • strengthen the lungs

Overall, this spice is both tasty and healthy


Dr. David Orman is the creator of the best selling HGH releaser, Doc Wellness Supplement.