Herbal Information About White Peppercorn
Common Names: White Peppercorn
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Hu Jiao
Other Ingredients: None
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dose.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or Nursing
Additional Information On White Peppercorns
White Peppercorns are achieve when the peppercorns are allowed to ripen on the vine to yield a whiter, cleaner tasting pepper with a less pungent and milder flavor than black pepper. White pepper is a common ingredient in many cuisines but it also provides health benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine it is called Hu Jiao and is used to warm the middle energizers to ease pain.
Properties: Pungent, Hot
Meridians: Large Intestine, Stomach
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: alpa carotene, asorbic acid, B pinene, carotene, tannins, beta-carotene, linalool, myrcene, phellndrene, myristicin, hentriacontane, crypton, choline, terpene, thujone, threonine, terpenoids, serine, vitamins, minerals
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 205345-01UPC: 767963022257Manufacturer Part Number 205345-01Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 8.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)