Brahmi is rich in antioxidants and helps keep you calm and focused. Therefore, it is used in ayurveda treatments for anxiety-related disorders.
People with gastrointestinal disorders should limit their intake of black pepper as consuming it in medicinal form may lead to an upset stomach or other gastrointestinal effects.
There is a controversial belief that consuming black pepper may be linked to nasopharyngeal or oesophagal cancer.
Black pepper has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and pain-relieving effects on the body, so it should be used cautiously with drugs that have similar effects during pregnancy.
Pinermine, a compound found in black pepper, may affect male fertility by damaging sperm count and increasing the concentration of harmful radicals in the epididymis.
Limiting intake of black pepper can help avoid these potential side effects. If you experience any of these symptoms, seek medical attention immediately.