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Long pepper

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Also known as

Piper longum
                       

Introduction
Long pepper is a close relative of black pepper but with a much stronger spice that carries with it a long lasting flavorful earthy overtone. Is used specifically in many dishes around the world such as India and Indonesia and may also be substituted for black pepper.

Constituents
piperine, piperidine, piperettine, piperanine, piperlongumine and piperlonguminine

Harvest Data
Origin: India
Certified organic
Whole long pepper spikes

Use
Can be ground up and sprinkled on food, or in tea or capsules to encourage the body to better absorb & utilize nutrients. Goes great with black pepper, cayenne, & turmeric.

Summary
Long pepper carries with it a very unique taste that is reminiscent of black pepper but with it's own unique character present. It has been used in a wide range of culinary and medicinal recipes.

Precautions
Some people are allergic to Long pepper and it can be a strong skin irritant so please be careful and speak to your doctor before use.

Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 02 November, 2011.

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