Black Pepper Whole, Piper nigrum

$6.00

Black pepper   (Piper nigrum ) is conventionally grown in Vietnam

 

AKA Black Pepper, Pepper, peppercorn.

 

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.

 

 

No therapeutic claim   is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 

 

 

Please Note   The combined weight of each individual herb powder will be packed in one bag unless you specify otherwise.  Ie if you order 2x50g, it will be packed as 1 x 100g 

 

 

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Further interesting reading...

 

 

 

Black pepper is produced from the green, unripe berries of the pepper plant; the same fruit is used to produce white and green peppercorns. Once dried, the berries become black peppercorns with a pungent, fiery flavor.   An aromatic, pungent, warming herb that lowers fever and improves digestion. Black pepper contains essential oil (up to 3.5%) and 5 - 10% pungent acid-amides with piperine as well as piperyline, piperoleines and piperamine, while the oil contains sabinene, pinene, phellandrene, linalool and limonene. Piperine is known as a central nervous system depressant and has good anticonvulsant and antimicrobial properties. It stimulates both the digestive and circulatory system and, apart from this, has insecticidal properties.

 

Cautions

 

 

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