- TELLICHERRY EXTRA BOLD – These rare Black Peppercorns are the highest grade of black pepper to come out of what considers to be the finest black pepper production area in the world along the Malabar coast of India.
- DISTINCTLY UNIQUE FLAVOR PROFILE – Sweet, fruity, bright yet balanced aromatic spice. Quite distinct with a complex aromatic flavor compared with other types of pepper. Truly a gourmet peppercorn.
- INCREASES TURMERIC ABSORPTION – Not just for enhancing flavor, Black Pepper contains Piperine, which increases the bio-availability of Turmeric Curcumin. Rich in Anti-oxidants.
- NUMEROUS HEALTH BENEFITS – Stimulates digestion, excellent carminative (helps with flatulence), Antibacterial. For best results, use freshly ground pepper.
- PURE AND ORGANIC- Non-GMO, and contains no chemical pesticides, artificial additives, or preservatives.
What is Black Peppercorn?
The spice commonly known as pepper comes in many varieties, including black, green, and white. Whole Organic peppercorns are created by drying the fruit of the Piper nigrum vine, which is picked just before it turns a ripe red.
Certain enzymes in the outer fruit cause peppercorns to turn their characteristic dark brown to black as they dry.
Tellicherry Black Pepper is a huge variety of black peppercorns grown on Mount Tellicherry on the Malabar Indian coast, perhaps the most famous producer of black peppercorns of all antiquity.
Leave Tellicherry black peppercorns on the vine longer than other varieties, resulting in a more robust, rich and pungent flavor with subtle fruity undertones.
Health Benefits of Black Peppercorns:
Blue Lily Organics Whole Tellicherry Black Peppercorns contain healthy amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, and manganese, and also provide a small amount of fiber and protein.
Whole black peppercorns have used in folk remedies since ancient times to address a variety of concerns. And still a component of many formulas in traditional Ayurvedic Medicine. In the Buddhist religion, black pepper was one of very few medicinal substances monks permits to carry with them.
The array of phytochemicals in whole Tellicherry peppercorns – including pyrrolidines and amides – along with their nutrient profile may be responsible for their purported antioxidants and other health benefits.
In ongoing studies, piperine has shown to increase the absorption of certain nutrients and substances like curcumin, found in turmeric.
Tips for Using Whole Tellicherry Black Peppercorns:
Blue Lily Organics Whole Tellicherry Peppercorns have a wider range of applications than perhaps any other spice. Not only ground black peppercorn, or pepper, one of the most common spices, it is also one of the most distinct.
The problem is that pepper quickly loses its potency and taste soon after grounded. With Blue Lily Organics Whole Tellicherry Peppercorns, you are able to grind as needed to ensure fresh, potent flavor with each use.
Blue Lily Organics Whole Tellicherry Organic Peppercorns are coveted for their subtle yet complex taste, and their pungent mild heat makes them the perfect addition to a wide variety of dishes, from marinades and sauces to vegetables and side dishes, to entrees.
This all-purpose pepper is preferred in kitchens worldwide for its versatility and superior flavor.
It may surprise you, but Blue Lily Organics Tellicherry Peppercorns aren’t just for cooking!
Black pepper’s antioxidant properties, nutrient content, and coarse texture make it a wonderful ingredient in homemade facial treatments. Just grind Blue Lily Organics Organic Tellicherry Peppercorns and add to a little water to make a wonderful natural exfoliating scrub.
Black pepper can also work wonders for your hair and scalp; just grind a teaspoonful and blend with equal parts lemon juice and water. Apply to your hair, focusing on the scalp area, leave on for 10 minutes, and rinse.
Storing Whole Tellicherry Black Peppercorns
Blue Lily Organics Whole Tellicherry Black Peppercorns may lose their flavor if exposed to light; for optimum potency and flavor, store in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place and grind as needed.
The shelf life of Blue Lily Organics Tellicherry Peppercorns is approximately two years. Blue Lily Organics Whole Black Peppercorns are non-GMO, and naturally-grown with no chemical pesticides or artificial additives. 100% USDA Certified Organic.