Sichuan pepper is a spice from the citrus family, the fruits of which are used as a spice in Chinese, Tibetan and Nepalese cuisines. It is characterized by a unique taste, which is at the same time spicy, citrus. The active ingredient in Sichuan pepper is hydroxy-alpha-sanshool, which is responsible for the characteristic feeling of numbness in the mouth.
In the context of sports, pepper is not directly used as a dietary supplement or a means of improving the performance of athletes. There is no scientific evidence to suggest that Sichuan pepper could improve athletic performance.
However, as part of a healthy diet, pepper can be used as a seasoning, adding flavor and variety to dishes. It is worth noting that a diverse diet is an important factor supporting the health and performance of athletes.
Dosage: in case of dosage, as a seasoning, Sichuan pepper is used according to individual taste preferences. It is important to start with small amounts, especially if you are unaccustomed to intense flavor and numbness. It can be used as an ingredient in various dishes such as soups, stews, fried dishes or rice dishes.