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Black Pepper

Description

The dried fruit of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) has long been used as a culinary spice and as a traditional medicine, and today it is ubiquitous in most cuisines. Black Pepper is made from the plant’s unripened green drupes (stone fruit), which are called “peppercorns.” They are briefly boiled and dried or cooked. Native to southern and southeast Asia, Black Pepper’s use in Indian cooking dates to the first century…

 

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Products Containing Black Pepper

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    TurmericBoost: Restore

    Daily whole body support*

    TurmericBoost: Restore provides a foundation for wellness.* Whole food Turmeric supports a strong heart, liver function and a healthy inflammatory response.* Combined extracts of Turmeric and Black Pepper help your body utilize the Curcumin compounds in Turmeric.* A prebiotic blend delivers more than great taste, it feeds the intestinal flora that help maintain your natural defenses.*

    Herbs:  Allspice, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger Root Powder, Holy Basil, Star Anise, Turmeric

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    TurmericBoost: Uplift

    Support for mind, body and spirit*

    Concentrated Turmeric extract with measured amounts of Curcumins is combined with Lemon Balm and Gotu Kola to support a centered and peaceful feeling.* With no added sugar or flavorings, TurmericBoost: Uplift delivers real Vanilla Chai spices in a prebiotic blend to feed the intestinal flora that help keep a body’s natural defenses happy.*

    Herbs:  Allspice, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger Root Powder, Gotu Kola Leaf, Holy Basil, Lemon Balm, Star Anise, Turmeric, Vanilla

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