April 24, 2018


Piperitone is a ketone as found in dill, spearmint, cornmint, calamint, catnip, peppermint, and certain eucalyptus species. Many ketones can be toxic internally and topically.  Some can be convulsant, toxic to the liver, or neurotoxic in high doses.  Do not overuse or use for prolonged periods of time. Links to Plants […]
May 4, 2018

Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) Research

Latin Name: Piper nigrum Family: Piperaceae Black pepper is a very common spice with medicinal properties.  It has been used for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, stimulatory, antimicrobial, and insecticidal effects. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of […]