Black pepper is a flavouring spice and ideal for seasoning etc. It is used for both, flavour and traditional medicines. It is the most traded spice in the world, and is a very common spice for cuisines. It has great spiciness, and is frequently paired with salt. Providing a good depth of flavour to dishes, it also offers a number of health benefits. The black pepper helps promote weight loss, relieve cold & cough, improve digestion and boost metabolism. It’s a good anti-inflammatory agent as well. Black pepper is extensively cultivated in South India and Vietnam.