Black Pepper

Black Pepper, Ground

$ 10.94

Piper nigrum

Sanskrit: Maricha

Black pepper is a woody vine that climbs far up trees, taking root where its stems touch the ground, the fruit growing in elongated drupes; it thrives in the humidity of southwest India and Sri Lanka. Maricha is a name for the Sun itself.

Rasa: Pungent, bitter

Virya: Heating

Vipaka: Sweet

Guna: Light, dry, penetrating

Dosha: VK-, P+

Dhatu: Plasma, blood, fat, nerve

Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, circulatory, excretory

Prabhava: Excels at drying occasional moisture from the body and stimulating a healthy digestive system.

Actions: Kindles agni, digests ama, eases occasional congestion, supports a healthy respiratory system, supports a healthy digestive system*




*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.