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
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*
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