Have you ever heard of a spice not causing any problem in digestion, rather it aids digestion, helps the brain to function properly, can help in treating cancer, help quit smoking, exfoliate the skin, fight infection and lot more? Yes, its true black pepper, the Indian spice stimulates the digestive juices and enzymes, thereby promoting digestion. This holds true because some studies show that when you take black pepper with your meal, it aids digestion. Studies have shown that inhaling the vapor from black pepper can reduce smoking withdrawal symptoms. The active principle piperine is useful in increasing metabolism of other medicinal principles like Turmeric. Some studies have indicated its preventive role in Alzheimer’s disease. It is the rich source of antioxidant and also provides respiratory relief.