Black pepper is a super-heroine! Besides shooting out delicious heat, it also protects us with its many healing powers.
And Turmeric loves her too! Turmeric is extremely popular in Asia and is a famously invaluable ingredient in Indian cuisine and Ayurvedic medicine.
Amazingly medicinal as it is, Turmeric does need a little help to be absorbed in the body. In this post we want to share the power of black pepper and why we call it 'Turmeric's side kick'.
Why do turmeric & black pepper go together so perfectly?
One compound that makes Turmeric so effective is curcumin, a proven and potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.