Pepper is a commonly used spice and is made from the dried peppercorn berries from the vine Piper nigrum. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicines for thousands of years for its anti-inflammatory properties and potent antioxidant compound piperine. It has been shown to improve cognitive functions and help control blood sugar level. The antioxidants in black pepper fight free radicals that damage your skin and prevents the signs of premature aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and dark spots. It removes toxins from the skin and makes it supple and radiant, and its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help prevent acne. It promotes blood circulation to the skin.