Black peppercorns, known as the King of Spices, have amazing benefits. Black pepper, the fruit of the black pepper plant, is used throughout the world as both a spice and a medicine.
Black peppercorns have an impressive list of plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have health promoting properties. Peppercorns have been used for hundreds of years for their anti-inflammatory and carminative properties. Peppercorns also contain essential oils including the much talked about piperine. Our peppercorns have an excellent certified piperine content of 7.20%.
Black pepper has recently become known as an essential partner to turmeric. The piperine in black peppercorns inhibits the enzymes in the intestines which enables the body to absorb the benefits of turmeric/curcumin.