One of the oldest and best-known spices in the world, pepper is indigenous to India and is rightly called the “King of Spices”. It is a perennial, climbing vine indigenous to the Malabar Coast of India.
White pepper is used in white sauces rather than black pepper, which would give the sauce a speckled appearance.
Pepper stimulates the taste-buds causing reflex stimulation of gastric secretions, improving digestion and treating gastro-intestinal upsets and flatulence. Pepper calms nausea and raises body temperature, making it valuable for treating fevers and chills.
Hindi Name : Kali Mirch
Botanical Name : Piper nigrum L
Family name : Piperaceae
Commercial part : Fruitt