Sichuan Pepper is a common spice in Chinese, Tibetain and Nepali cuisine. It also known as Chinese pepper or Szechuan pepper. Its taste and aroma is not as hot as that of other peppers (black and white), but it gives a lemony taste and tingling sensation. It is quite popular and loved product around the world.
Sichuan pepper consists of various nutrients and minerals that are essential for our body. Potassium, Vitamin A, Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Copper and Phosphorous are some major nutritional components in Sichuan pepper. These nutrients are responsible for better functioning of our body. Here are how:
1. Better Eyesight
The presence of Vitamin A and antioxidants help in improving eyesight and stress in ocular system. They also help in cleaning the retina and minimized possibility of vision loss in the future.
2. Improves Digestion
Sichuan pepper can stimulate the digestive process and speed it up, while reducing inflammation in the gut and stimulating the metabolism. The various nutritional compounds in this pepper can prevent cramping, bloating, and constipation. It also helps to prevent the possibility of gastric ulcers or colorectal cancer.
3. Prevents Anemia
Anemia is a condition when the blood cells in your body lacks sufficient RBC (Red Blood Cells). People feel tiredness, loss in appetite, weak and lightheaded due to anemia. Consumption of Sichuan pepper enables sufficient Iron content in the body which oxygenate your red blood cells and stimulate thesystem.
4. Improves Immunity
High content of Zinc helps to strengthen the immunity system in our body. Lack of Zinc directly impacts the immune system and daily appetite. Loss of appetite also leads to lack of sufficient intake of other nutrients and carbohydrates.
5. Better Bone Strength
Our body’s bone mineral density decreases as we age. So it is important for us to supplement such mineral intake. Sichuan pepper is very helpful in that department as it consists of various such minerals such as Phosphorous, Copper, Manganese, Iron, etc.
Sichuan pepper is not only helpful for enhancing taste but its benefits are also reflected in the aforementioned points. Australian peppercorns is a reliable online place to buy fresh Sichuan pepper online inside Australia.