Black pepper is light, dry, pungent, bitter and hot in potency. It increases pitta and decreases vaat and kapha. It is useful in treating respiratory and digestive problems. Pepper is an excellent herb to improve digestive fire, appetite and cleansing of liver. Piperine, present in black pepper can stimulate the digestive enzymes of pancreas and intestines, also increases biliary bile acid secretion and production of saliva. Piperine also prevents and minimize diarrhoea produced by various oil and chemicals. Black pepper also stimulates nervous system. It has anti-parasitic action and cures intestinal parasites. In case of fever it causes perspiration and brings down the fever. Product Type Solid – See more at: http://www.desichain.in/patanjali-sabut-kali-mirch-black-pepper-whole.