Black Pepper
Piper nigrum
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
Its truly amazing that we can reap such an abundance of health benefits, simply by utilizing the most popular spice in the world in our cooking! Turns out black pepper can do more than spice up your food! Used for centuries and indigenous to India where the main commercial production still occurs in addition to Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and China. Was once so valuable, it was used as a currency for ancient traders. Plays a fundamental role in history as it drove the discovery of the Americas at the time when new trade routes to obtain black pepper as well as other oriental spices were sought out. An important component in Ayurvedic medicine with a wide variety of therapeutic actions, including antioxidant, antitumour, anti-inflammatory, carminative and antibacterial just to name a few. Not only does it have its own stand alone benefits, but also increases the absorption of drugs, vitamins and minerals by inhibiting enzymes responsible for the metabolism of these compounds therefore increasing bio availability. Looking for a unique way to use black pepper? Try incorporating it into a tea or turmeric latte! Can be mixed with honey and taken to soothe a sore throat.
H4469-100 Bulk dried corns powder $15.00/100g, $100.00/1000g
H4469 Bulk dried corns whole $14.00/100g, $96.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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