Pepper is on nearly every table. Dark gray powder enhances the taste of dishes, giving them a sharpness. But, habitually shaking pepper over the plate, it is unlikely we think, what valuable therapeutic product hold in our hands.
The birthplace of the famous spices of the East — black pepper — India. Peas of black pepper — dried unripe fruits of the evergreen Liana, which grows exclusively in the tropics. Despite long-standing acquaintance of Europeans with this spice, its chemical composition has not been studied. It is reliably determined only bitter glycoside piperine, essential and fatty oils, starch, vitamins E and C. According to the doctors of the ancient East, black pepper increases digesting force of the stomach and the energy of the nervous system, strengthens muscles, and has no equal in this.
Other properties of the foodstuff has long provided him with glory medicinal product. The ingestion of black pepper opens up the phlegm (which is vainly trying to reach the many sufferers of chronic bronchitis), warms the digestive organs, improves appetite, cures sour eructation, dilutes thick blood in melancholic and phlegmatic, expels wind from the bowels.
With angina, cough with phlegm, bronchitis powder of black pepper mixed with honey: 1 tablespoon of powder to 1 Cup of pure honey. Take 1 teaspoon 3-4 times a day. Also use pepper with honey as a diuretic in edema, and heart disease.To improve body tone and improve male potency black pepper mixed with sugar in equal proportions, half a teaspoon of the mixture dissolved in a glass of milk and drink. According to the testimony of the ancients, in the Affairs of this potion affects the first time. A one-week course of treatment should significantly stimulate the body.
Powder of black pepper mixed in equal proportions with henna is a great external remedy for the treatment of skin diseases and herpes.
With radiculitis, osteochondrosis, joint pain, aching, neuritis of the facial nerve, with paralysis weakened muscles rubbed with oil, which is prepared as follows: into a glass of olive oil add 1 tbsp. spoon powder of black pepper, bring to simmer the oil to a boil, boil for 5-10 minutes, cool, strain and use for rubbing.
When all the internal applications of black pepper should take into account contraindications, which he has acute inflammation of the bladder and kidneys. You can't use the pepper in anemia, allergic diseases, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. published