Our papaya seed pepper is straight from the heart of the papaya fruit. It’s freshly washed, sun dried for three days and hand grinded in a wooded masher. Packaged in a vegetable cellulose bag. Papaya seeds have a good spice that resemble black pepper. The benefits of Papaya seeds are wonderful from gut health, liver/kidney detox, its anti-inflammatory which helps with arthritis and joint problems. Papaya seeds have alkaloid called carpaine that kills intestinal worms and parasites and are loaded with minerals such as phosphorus, copper, potassium, zinc, calcium, magnesium, manganese and iron. Sold by the ounce.