Common Name : Black pepper, Prik thai dum (in Thai)
Part Used : Seed
The black pepper is a well known as spice around the world and is used in almost every home. This herb is also known as Prik thai dum (in Thai).
It is produced from the still-green unripe drupes of the pepper plant. The drupes are dried in the sun for several days, during which the pepper around the seed shrinks and darkens into a thin, wrinkled black layer. Once dried called black pepper. This plant contains chemical essential oil and pungent alkaloid compounds such as piperine and chavicine, while the oil contains sabinene, pinene, phellandrene, linalool and limonene. The black pepper has many benefits includes alleviates hemorrhoids, alleviates constipation, improves digestion, promotes sweating, promotes urination, anti - bacterial effect, anti - oxidant effect, stimulates the breakdown of fat cells.