Mental Health and Nervous
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Black pepper is the fruit of the black pepper plant native to India and is used as both a spice and a medicinal remedy. Black pepper is a superfood that is rich in antioxidants and full of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, calcium, chromium, iron, fiber, folic acid, phosphorous, and manganese. Commonly used in Ayurveda remedies, the health benefits associated with black pepper include improve digestion, reduce intestinal gas, treat cold and cough, boost metabolism, treat skin problems, support weight loss, fight depression, promote heart health, reduce risk of cancer and liver ailments, sooth toothaches, reduce inflammation, treat arthritis, and improve cognitive function. Moreover, black pepper may be used to provide relief from sinusitis, asthma and nasal congestion.