Black pepper belongs to the Piperaceae family & one of the most commonly used spices worldwide. Its active compound piperine may have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Black peppercorns have a number of minerals like potassium, calcium, zinc, manganese, iron, and magnesium. Black pepper improves cholesterol level, blood sugar control, benefits the brain. It also promotes gut health, offers pain relief, and reduce appetite.