Black Jalapeños are a versatile and nutritious fruit that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways.Black Jalapeños are rich in vitamins A and C and potassium. They also have carotene — an antioxidant that may help fight damage to your cells – as well as folate, vitamin K, and B vitamins. Many of their health benefits come from a compound called capsaicin. That’s what makes the peppers spicy. They contain capsaicin, a compound that likely accounts for many of their health benefits, including weight loss, pain relief, improved heart health and lower ulcer risk. All Jalapeno’s are prone to getting a black ‘blush’ on their shoulder…the side facing the sun. This Black Jalapeno was bred to be almost totally black. It is sweet and tasty.