Black Pepper / Piper nigrum
Fruit, essential oil.
TYPICAL PREPARATIONS AND DOSAGE
Medicinally it is used in the powdered form, it is often mixed with ginger, cumin, cloves and salt. The powder is often made into a decoction and drunk. It can be applied topically by mixing with clarified butter/ ghee, or other preperations.
A recommended dose of 2-6 grams daily of the powdered black pepper.