- Sichuan peppercorns are also called aniseed pepper, Chinese pepper, Chinese prickly-ash, Fagara, Indonesian lemon pepper, Japanese pepper, Nepal pepper, Sansho or Szechwan pepper.
- Actually these are not peppercorns at all but instead these distinctive reddish-brown "peppercorns" are the outer pod of the fruit of an aromatic shrub or small tree native to the Central Province of China.
- These are actually a member of the Rutaceae (rue or citrus) family and is closely related to the prickly ash (which is called the "toothache tree" because the bark has often been used to numb tooth pain). Our Ground Sichuan Pepper is grown in the United States.
Sichuan pepper is an aromatic but mouth-numbing spice composed from the zanthoxylum. In Nepal, it is commonly known as timur. Timur is generally used in momo, thukpa, chowmein, chicken chilli, soups, chutneys, pickles, and other meat dishes to nourish it with lemony flavor and peppery aroma. It comprises uncountable health benefits such as stimulated circulation, reduce pain, and improve immunity, aid in appetite, strengthen the bones, eliminate inflammation, prevent chronic disease, cure the digestive system, maintain blood pressure, etc. Keep it in a tightly sealed jar and stored in a cool, dry and dark place for long lasting flavor. We are providing the best quality of product.