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Pepper, White

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Pepper (White) (Fine Grind) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ

Description: White Pepper is ground from the dried fully ripened fruits of the Piper plant, a perennial woody evergreen climber, belonging to the Piperaceae family. It has a strong and woody stem, glossy leaves that are pale green, white flowers that are very minute and arranged spirally on fleshy peduncles, and the fruit (berry) grows in a grapelike cluster and is red when ripe. Before drying, White Peppercorns are allowed to ripen, after which the skin is removed. This results in a lighter, smaller, and smoother skinned Peppercorn with a milder, less pungent flavor.

Origin: Indonesia

Other Names: White Pepper, Gulmirch, Maricha

Part Used: Ground white peppercorns

Culinary Uses: Pepper is a universal table condiment used to flavor all types of dishes in cuisines worldwide. White Pepper is commonly used in white sauces and other dishes where it is undesirable for the peper to show.

Medicinal Uses: Pepper is known to be used to treat dermatitis, flu symptoms, rheumatism, catarrh, colds, hay fever, and promote alertness. It is also a digestive stimulant and anti-flatulent remedy.