Herbs Hands Healing
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Common Name Black Pepper
Genus / Species Piper nigrum
Part Used Seed
Energetics Spicy, hot
Meridians Kidney, spleen, stomach
Active Constituents Volatile oils including beta-bisabolene, camphene, beta-caryophyllene and many other terpenes and sesquiterpenes
Alkaloids including piperine
Protein
Minerals
Medicinal Uses Circulatory stimulant
Mild diuretic
Diaphoretic
Sinuses
Cerebral stimulant
Reduces infection
Antidotes poisons
Astringent