Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Black Pepper: It hurts so good!

February 13, 2019

What gives black pepper its heat? How did this jungle vine become a part of the human diet? In this episode, I discuss the historic origins and chemistry of black pepper (Piper nigrum, Piperaceae) and examine its interactions with our pain receptors! 

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