Native from India black pepper is produced from the still-green unripe berries of
the pepper plant. The berries are cooked briefly in hot water, both to clean them and to prepare them for drying.
Once dried, the spice is called black peppercorn.
Citrusy, woody, and floral notes.
Pepper has been used as a spice since prehistoric times.
Also in Ancient times Black Pepper was believed to cure illness such as constipation,
diarrhea, earache, gangrene, heart disease, hernia, hoarseness, indigestion, insect bites, insomnia, joint pain, liver problems, lung disease, oral abscesses, sunburn,
tooth decay, and toothaches.