Ethiopian pepper belongs to the family of Annonaceae. The active principle is Avoceine. The fruits are brownish black, shaped like small pods.
U S E S
Ground fruit / seed (Dried) is used for cooking and seasoning food, barbecue etc. It has a very pleasant scent. The fruits and seed is good for treating rheumatism, menstrual troubles, bladder / kidney disease, stomach disorders and indigestion.