Maniguette Pepper (Paradise’ seeds)

Western Africa.

Also called Paradise pepper. Its scent reminds of pepper with sweeter notes of precious woods. Its aroma is warm, hot and spicy, with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

General benefits
In Western Africa it is used to treat painful menstruation and widely abundant lactation.

Ayurvedic properties
It’s taste is spicy, warming and sweet. Reduces Vata and Kapha, and increases Pitta.

Culinary uses
The pleasant spicy taste isn’t as powerful as pepper, and marries very well with vegetables and fish.

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