Cubeb berries are a "red" alternative to black pepper. They are bitter, peppery, and pungent, with traces of camphor and nutmeg in their aroma. They go well with meat, cheese and vegetable dishes.
MEDICINAL: Considered a carminative, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, and antiseptic. Cubeb Berry has been shown to be effective in easing the symptoms of chronic bronchitis.