Pepper side effects

(Piper nigrum)


Hoarseness. Pepper can cause hoarseness because it is an irritating spice.

Effects in the stomach. In sensitive people, it is common pepper usually causes gastritis, dyspepsia or heartburn.

Stomach ulcer: Pepper consumption worsens the symptoms of gastric ulcers.

Intestinal effects. Because of its irritating nature, pepper can cause diarrhea and flatulence in some people.

Pepper can also cause outbreaks and digestive disorders to people with dumping syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome.


In the image: Illustration of black pepper plant (Piper nigrum).

Toxicity of black pepper

Excessive consumption may cause hematuria pepper and seizures.

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