|BLACK PEPPER OLEORESINS|
Country of Origin
|:||soluble in water, insoluble in oil|
|:||0.853 – 0.880 @ 25 Deg. C|
|:||-1.0 – -26 @ 20°C|
|:||1.478 – 1.488 @ 25 Deg. C|
|:||Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram|
|:||Solvent Extraction |
Description : Black pepper oleoresins have heavier flavor and is far more popular than other varieties. The extraction is performed by percolating with variety of solvents, primarily hexane, which are removed prior to use. The oleoresin is obtained from properly ripened seeds of black pepper. Dried peppercorns are completely processed with the blackened external covering.
Constituents : Volatile oil content v/w : 20 ml/100gm Piperine content : 40% Residual solvent (By gas chromotography): Less than 10 ppm
Uses : Black pepper oleresins represent complete spice flavor whereas essential oils only the aroma. Black Pepper oleoresin is widely used in traditional medicinal systems including Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani systems.
Benefit : Black pepper Oleoresins can be defined as the true essence of the spices and can replace whole/ground spices without impairing any flavour and aroma characteristic. black pepper and its active ingredients might be helpful in chemoprevention and controlling progression of tumor growth.
Caution Note: Oleoresin is a powerful irritant, and even in minute quantities produces an intense burning sensation when it comes in contact with the eyes and tender parts of the skin.
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