Pepper has been a traditional staple of south Indian cooking and Ayurveda remedies for eons. The nutritional content of black pepper is far more diverse than we realise! It contains a generous quantity of vitamin A and is also rich in vitamins C and K. Piperine, the compound responsible for pepper’s taste has also been proven to aid in the absorption of other nutrients. For instance, several recent studies have shown that piperine actually increases the bioavailability and hence effectiveness of curcumin (Present in turmeric). Additionally, the antibacterial property of black pepper fights against infections and aids immunity. Shop Bio Basics’ organic black pepper online at best prices.