• Dehydrated from the finest peppers
• Ground in Small Batches - Fresh
PepperSmack Jalapeno Pepper Dust is ground from the freshest and finest variety of Jalapeno chilies. The jalapeño originates from Mexico and is known for its mildly hot, pungent flavor, much similar to a green bell pepper. Jalapenos rank as medium on the Scoville heat scale, registering as high as 10,000 Scoville heat units. Their nutritional value is exceptional. Like other peppers, the jalapeno pepper packs a nutritional punch, with notable amounts two very important vitamins, vitamin C and A. Jalapeño juice is often used as a remedy for seasonal allergies and cardiovascular problems and acts as an anti-inflammatory and vasodilator that promotes healthy blood flow. In addition, a study in the journal “Cell Signal” in 2003 concluded that capsaicin is “promising” for treatment of cancer because it appears to turn off NF-kB, a protein that promotes tumor growth. Capsaicin has also shown promise for weight loss, especially of hard-to-lose belly fat, by increasing energy expenditure after consumption. Our dusts are contained in a spice jar with sifter.