African Black Pepper
Form: Cut & sifted & whole
Origin: West African
Functions: African black pepper also known as Cameroon Pepper or Alligator Pepper is a common spice found all over West African. It adds a unique tasty and earthy flavor to dished and herbal tea. It is carminative, stimulant and expectorant with many health benefits. African black pepper may be beneficial in herbal tea blends to aid in digestion*, in formulas for coughs, cold and flu to expel mucus*, and in weight loss supportive blends to boost energy and metabolism*. The spice is also said to possess restorative properties for post parturm women to tone the reproductive organs.
Uses: African black pepper is commonly used as a cooking spice. It may also be added to herbal tea blends
Aroma: Spicy, woodsy and earthy
Plant Part: Fruit