Organic Sichuan Pepper Powder(Organic Prickly Ash) comes from Sichuan, Gansu, and the south regains of Shaanxi province, which has a very long history for the cultivation of Chinese prickly ash, especially for the Prickly Ash kind of “Dahongpao”, which is very famous and popular around the country, as it has a bright red color, big size, thick skin, ear-like shape, incredibly aromatic and flavorful, so it also is known as the “the king of Chinese prickly ash” with fragrance wafted miles away.
This pepper is quite unique, incredibly aromatic, and flavorful, but not hot. It has a numbing property, which in China is known as “ma”, that produces a slight tingling sensation in the mouth.
The primary chemical constituents of Prickly Ash Bark include essential oils, fat, sugar, gum, alkaloids such as margarine, magnoflorine, laurifoline, ranitidine, and chelerythrine, as well as tannins, coumarins, and zanthoxylum, and the alkylamine Neoherculin. Organic Sichuan Pepper (Organic prickly ash) is carminative and anti-spasmodic, it is known as the ‘Toothache Tree’ because the powdered bark was used as a toothache remedy and to heal wounds. The bark and berries are stimulative and used as a blood purifier and digestive. It is also used in traditional Chinese medicine.
- Brilliant Color
- Excellent Dispersion
- Superior Flowability