Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Black Pepper

Black Pepper - Piper nigrum Parts used: seed Traditional uses: Used as an astringent, stimulant, and to season food.  “Aromatic, stimulant, carminative; is said to possess febrifuge properties. Its action as a stimulant is specially evident on the mucous membrane of the rectum, and so is good for constipation, also on the urinary organs; externally... Continue Reading →

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