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Botanical Name Piper nigrum
Family Piperaceae
Origin India
Description Black pepper is native to India and is now widely cultivated in tropical regions around the world, including Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa.
Parts Used The dried berries or peppercorns are used as a spice and medicine.
Dose The dose of black pepper varies depending on the intended use and the individual. It is commonly used as a spice in cooking.