🌻Black pepper is called Marich in sanskrit which is the synonym of sun🌞, as pepper is hot and piercing like sun, that’s where it gets the name from and another meaning of Marich is which kills ( worms)🐛.It is one of the most widely used spice in whole world🌏, so rightly known as king of spices👑.
🌻It is used in many ayurvedic formultion not only for its health benefits but for its very important property of transporting🚚 active ingredients of other herbs to the target organ. 👌😀
🌻Ayurvedic properties of kalimirch
🌱It is katu ( pungent) in taste.
🌱It is laghu( light to digest), teekshna( piercing)
🌱It balance kapha and vata dosha in body. It increases pitta dosha if taken in large amount.
🌱It is hot in potency but not very hot.
🌻Black Pepper or Marich benefits
👉Improves flavour of food, increases appetite and improves digestion.
👉 It relieves bloating and abdominal pain.
👉 It is extremely useful in respiratory disorders like cough,cold, asthma, congestion and sinusitis.
👉Good for heart and kidney.
👉Protects liver and improves its function.
👉Increases sweating so it helps in toxin removal.
👉Used in recurrent fever.
👉In obesity treatment black pepper is widely used as it blocks fat cell formation, improve metabolism and stimulate various organs. 😎
👉It is anti bacterial,anti fungal, anti tumor and anti-inflammatory in nature.
👉 In depression it is used along with other herbs. It improves brain function.
👉It is used in management of hyperthyroidism.
👉 Pepper helps in inducing periods in amenorrhea patients.
👉It should be used by new mother’s as it protect them from infection, cough, cold and other vattic disorders.
👉It’s paste improves blood circulation and relieves pain when applied locally.
👉It’s oil used in leucoderma, eczema, itching and other skin problems.
🌻How to use Black Pepper or Marich?🤔
🌷It can be taken directly by mixing its powder in honey or ghee. Add it in soup, fruit juices, salad and in sabji.
🌷 Better to buy whole black pepper and crush them before use instead of purchasing its powder .
🌷Use it water for gargle in case of toothache or white coating over tongue.
🌻Who should avoid black pepper?
❌People with acidity, burning sensation should use it carefully. ❌Men with infertility issue should avoid it.
❌Avoid its excessive use
🌻In what quantity it is safe for use on daily basis??
😀Interesting fact- it was so popular and valuable in ancient times that it was even used as currency for trade.