black pepper



  • Increases absorption of nutrients such as turmeric, selenium, B vitamins and beta-carotene
  • Supports and enhances the liver’s detoxification processes
  • Supports and enhances body’s thermogenic activities
  • Digestion – Carminative and stimulates taste buds to prompt secretion of stomach acids
  • Anti-bacterial and Anti-oxidant
  • Diuretic (enhances elimination)
  • Diaphoretic effect enhances sweating
  • Lipid metabolism – stimulates breakdown of fat cells
DANGERS Oxalate (Calcium binding and Kidney health)

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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