Le Piment d'Espelette Bio

Organic Espelette pepper

Espelette pepper is an ingredient that will awaken your taste buds and be good for your health.

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Where is he from ?

Our Espelette pepper is certified AOP and therefore of French origin . This implies that it is cultivated, processed and packaged within a delimited geographical area which is the western part of the French Basque Country.
This name also ensures the organoleptic qualities of the product, in fact the Espelette pepper is characterized by an olfactory intensity dominated by the aromas of fruity, grilled and hay, associated with a strong but not burning spiciness, more or less long in the mouth, which is expressed on the palate gradually and with a sensation of warmth.

What benefits?

Promotes the feeling of satiety

How ? Chili pepper contains Capsaicin, it is this molecule which gives it a spicy taste.

The benefits: This spicy taste induces an increase in our body temperature and sometimes a production of sweat which will allow an increase in the energy expended by our body , this molecule therefore allows us to burn calories without effort. And, it is also this Capsaicin which increases the feeling of satiety and calms our hunger.

Contains an interesting carotenoid

How ? Espelette pepper contains Lycopene, a pigment from the carotenoid family which gives pepper its red color.

Interests: In addition to being a formidable antioxidant , Lycopene is known for its preventive role in coronary heart disease and prostate cancer.

Rich in vitamins

How ? Thanks to the presence, among others, of vitamins C, B6 and K.

The interests :

Vitamin C, known as ascorbic acid, fights against cell aging and against external agents, it promotes general tone.

Vitamin B6 , also called pyridoxine, is an essential vitamin because it is not produced by the body, it contributes to the production of energy and the proper functioning of the nervous and immune systems .
Vitamin K is an ally of athletes thanks to its action which promotes the calcification of bones and therefore strengthens their strength. In addition, its role in blood coagulation helps reduce the risk of hemorrhage during an injury or spontaneous bleeding.
So ! Whether you are sporty or not, you now understand the benefits of Espelette pepper on your health.
Find this ingredient in our new recipe: Apricot x Espelette pepper .
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