Whole Black peppercorn has very strong flavor and is used either whole or ground in several Indian recipes. Black pepper, normally used in cooking and garnishing in different cuisines, comes with lots of health benefits. Black pepper has characteristic of being antibacterial, and therefore helps to cure cold and cough. It also relieves stomach disorders and improves digestive cores. Refresh Organic Black Pepper develops as berries on the tropical pepper plant, Piper nigrum.