Black pepper or black peppercorns is a well-researched dried fruit of the flowering piper vine. … it is also known as West African Black pepper, Benin pepper, Uziza seeds, Ashanti pepper, false cubeb, and Masoro. Unlike Piper nigrum, Piper guineense is native to central and west Africa.
English Name: False cubeb leaves (The seeds from the plant is known as mkpuru uziza (uziza seeds)) Local Name: Uziza leaves / Ashanti pepper leaves / Benin pepper leaves / Guinea cubeb leaves. Botanical Name: Piper guineense.
Uziza leaves contain alkaloids which help in pain relief. Due to its fiber content, it’s known to help prevent constipation. It’s also known to help treat diarrhea and relieve flatulence. Ogiri: this is known as a fermented melon seed.
Ingredients: 100% dry Uziza leaves