Black Pepper

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Black Pepper

Black Pepper – The king of the spice rack Pepper (Piper Nigrum) is the fruit of a flowering vine family named ‘Piperaceae’. The word Pepper comes from a Sanskrit word “Pippali” meaning berry. Black Pepper is called the ‘King of Spices’ and rightly so. It is the most traded and used spice all over the world, often called “Black Gold” due to it been used as a form of commodity money during imperial times. Babas Natural Basket Black Pepper is the superior variety of black pepper called ‘Thalassery Pepper’, cultivated in the fertile, moist plantations of Northern Malabar, abiding to strict organic farming methods. Processing techniques are done entirely by state of the art machines, untouched by human hand, ensuring best quality black pepper without any additives. The corns are relatively bigger in size than normal pepper corns. The corns are harvested when it is still unripe and then dried to give it the peculiar black outer shell. Black pepper is a versatile ingredient used in a wide range of food items. It is used commonly in traditional cuisines like rasam and pongal, giving them a distinctive hot and pungent taste. It’s used extensively as a seasoning in curries, fries and barbeques. A dash of grounded pepper can give a spicy kick to your scrambled eggs, soup, toast or dipping sauces. On the other hand, this exotic spice is highly sought after for its medicinal properties for centuries. Black pepper is used in many Ayurvedic remedies, as a nasal decongestant, for sore throat, as an exfoliator and even as an anti-bacterial agent. This versatility is what makes black pepper the true king among spices


  • Organic peppercorns of the highest grade, grown organically on the fertile plantations of Northern Malabar ·
  • Processed using state of the art machines to seal in the natural nutrients and goodness of organic black pepper ·
  • No added chemicals or preservatives ·
  • It’s a powerful anti-oxidant – Combats free radicals in the body that damages healthy cells which can lead to degenerative conditions like cancer and skin wrinkles ·
  • Contains anti-inflammatory compounds such as limonene and betacaryophyllene ·
  • Black pepper improves the absorption of curcumin, the anti-inflammatory compound in turmeric ·
  • Excellent source of manganese, iron and vitamin K ·
  • Helps in losing weight and better digestion owing to the presence of phytonutrients that can readily break down fat cells, making it easier for the body to process it ·
  • Rich in Vitamin C makes it a natural antibiotic, commonly used to relieve common cold, blocked nose and sore throat ·
  • Piperine found is well known for its capabilities in boosting cognitive ability and reducing memory impairment. It showed promising results when used in experimental treatments against Alzheimer’s disease ·
  • Piperine also helps in absorbing essential nutrients like selenium, betacarotene, curcumin and vitamin B which are vital for preventing cancer and such degenerative conditions
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