Not only sought after as a spice for food, Black Pepper has been outsourced in many health products, too. Black pepper also has a long list of beneficial needs and when paired with other ingredients that can help boost the health. In the past it was also used excessively for medicinal needs. That being said, Twinkle has incorporated black pepper in our new Yin & Yang Series to provide you with the optimal benefits for your health.
Black pepper is usually used to as a counterirritant for pain which is why Twinkle has adapted its usage in our Yin & Yang Series. Black pepper is also used as it helps to fight germs and cause the stomach to increase the flow of digestive juices. In some instances, there have been conflicting evidence about their role in cancer prevention. As some suggestions state that pepper might protect against colon cancer however there are others which states that it might promote liver cancer. And as we know that too much of something is a bad thing, it has to be noted that all ingredients are to be used in moderation. In our instance, the usage of pepper in moderation perfectly blends well with the other ingredients hence, making a product effective.
With that being said, black pepper has also been an effective ingredient in relieving cold and cough due to its antibacterial nature. When mixed with other beneficial ingredients, it’s been known to work wonders on boosting one’s immune system as well.
Apart from that, black pepper is laced with piperine—an alkaloid responsible for the pungency of pepper. This extract have been found to deal with depression. It helps to stimulate the brain and helps it to function properly by making it more active. In a way, black pepper helps to double your serotonin level. This in turn affects one’s mood by enabling he/she to be more at ease whilst slowly curbing the depression away.
Another amazing fact about black pepper is that it is a brilliant source of weight loss. It may sound unbelievable but it works extremely well in extracting nutrients from food. Its outermost layer contains phytonutrient which helps to break down fat cells and increases metabolism. Hence, when fresh peppercorns are consumed, you begin to perspire. Excessive perspiration tells you that it is helping your body get rid of excess water and toxins. However, controlled consumption is key. As such, a pinch of grounded peppercorns with your meal is enough.
Black peppers are known to be one of the best exfoliators nature has provided us with. When used with the mixture of crushed peppers mixed with honey, curd or fresh cream, applying it to the skin brings great benefits. It also enables blood circulation and provides the skin with more oxygen. Adding it to food and consuming it, takes care of unwarranted skin wrinkles. Black pepper has also been known to help in the cure of Vitiligo—a condition in which the skin loses pigmentation and creates white patches.