Fruit, essential oil.
TYPICAL PREPARATIONS AND DOSAGE
Medicinally it is used in the powdered form, it is often mixed with ginger, cumin, cloves and salt. The powder is often made into a decoction and drunk. It can be applied topically by mixing with clarified butter/ ghee, or other preperations.
A recommended dose of 2-6 grams daily of the powdered black pepper.