Whole Black pepper is amongst the most commonly used spices around the world. It is also known as the king of spices and black gold, and currently, India is the largest producer of black pepper worldwide. Black pepper is a member of the Piperaceae family and it is sourced from the dried peppercorns of the vine Piper nigrum. The word pepper was derived from the Sanskrit word ‘pippali’. However, it goes with different names in different parts of the world- Kali Mirch in India, pepe in Italian, hu jiao in Chinese, as such.
Nirwana Black peppers have a sharp and slightly spicy flavor. But its flavor further extends to being warm, pine, earth, spicy, woody, musty, herbaceous, with a fair level of pungency. The pungency is due to the presence of piperine compounds. Another interesting character of the black pepper is the smell. They are exotically aromatic.
Black pepper has high concentrations of beneficial plant compounds. This makes it more than just a kitchen staple. For thousands of years, black peppers have been an important element in Ayurvedic medicinal remedies.
- High in antioxidants: Black pepper contains a plant compound called piperine. Studies have found that piperine has rich antioxidant properties. Antioxidants are known to help in fighting the effects of free radicals.
- Anti-inflammatory: Chronic inflammation is a common pain in many health ailments such as arthritis, diabetes, and heart diseases. Black pepper contains active compounds that may help in actively fighting the ache of inflammation
- Sugar level control: Offering cholesterol-lowering effects, black pepper may improve blood sugar levels.
- The other benefits of black pepper may include cancer-fighting properties, promotion of gut health, a higher amount of nutrient absorption, etc.
Nirwana’s Whole Black Pepper from Nirwana are of the best quality. It is sourced directly from farms and retains natural taste, flavor, and aroma. Free of artificial preservatives and chemicals, Nirwana Whole Black Pepper are healthy and authentic.
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