Pepper powder, also known as ancient moon powder, is made by rolling the fruit of the tropical plant pepper tree. It is mainly produced in India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries. It is also produced in Guangdong Province of China and Hainan Island.
One of Hainan's most famous specialties, pepper is both a good condiment and a precious medicinal material. Pepper can be used for both medicine and food. Traditional Chinese medicine says that pepper has the function of warming the stomach and dispelling cold. The main way to eat is to eat pepper directly. Pepper is also the main seasoning in the world. The fruit contains 1-2% volatile oil, 8-9% piperine, crude fat, protein, starch, soluble nitrogen and other substances. The special ingredients contained in pepper make pepper have a unique aromatic taste, as well as a bitter and spicy taste, making it a spicy condiment welcomed by the people. While pepper is primarily used as a condiment, there are actually many other uses. Such as: the folk use "stewed pork belly with pepper" to treat chronic gastrointestinal diseases.
Pepper is pungent in taste, hot in nature, enters the stomach and large intestine meridian; has the effect of warming the middle and lowering the qi, eliminating phlegm and detoxifying; mainly treating cold phlegm and food accumulation, cold pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cold dysentery; external application for treating sore and swelling , Venomous snake bites, dog bites; it can also detoxify food. Warming the middle and dispelling cold: used for epigastric pain, vomiting, diarrhea and bowel sounds caused by abdominal cold; refreshing the spleen and appetizer: this product can increase appetite in small doses, and has a therapeutic effect on poor appetite and indigestion .