Our Black Pepper essential oil is extracted from the dried, crushed, almost-ripe, red fruit of the Piper Nigrum plant that is native to East Asia. 30-35 kg of dried red fruit we need to receive 1 kg of essential oil.
Black Pepper has been used as a culinary and medicinal spice for over 4000 years. In modern day aromatherapy, Black Pepper essential oil is particularly useful for digestive problems, muscle pain, stiffness and fatigue.
Black Pepper is a fantastic anti-inflammatory The oil stimulates circulation at the area of application, creating warmth. Black Pepper is very useful during flu season. Due to its analgesic and warming (rubifacient) qualities, Black Pepper is an excellent ingredient in sports massage oils to soothe sore muscles, pain and stiffness. Helpful for rheumatism and arthritis
Black Pepper is a warming circulatory stimulant that also has an affect on energy, even when it is blocked. Black Pepper can have a settling and stabilizing effect on people, helping to providing protection for people who feel vulnerable
Helps to reduce fear and motivate change.Can be used for protection from negative energy
Helps to release blocked energy.Can be used to help reduce fatigue, low energy, depression and weakness
Adding a 3-5 drops of Black Pepper oil in 50 ml jojoba and creates a wonderful chest rub or foot massage oil that warms the body while stimulating circulation and the immune system
Add to carrier oil and massage into belly to support digestion and release constipation and gas. (3-5 drops in 50 ml of carrier).
The chemistry of Black Pepper can vary considerably based on the source. The hot and spicy nature of the oil may cause skin irritation. Use in 1% dilution when applying to the skin in massage oils. Not recommended for use in baths. Store well, as the limonene, alpha-pinene, delta-3-carene content leaves it vulnerable to oxidizing. Once oxidized, it is even more likely to cause serious skin irritation or sensitization.
Don’t use Black pepper when you are pregnant. The suggested shelf life is 3-4 year
Piper Nigrum L.
Part used for production
b-Caryophyllene, Limonene, Sabinene, a&b Pinenes
A strong, warm deep and spicy aroma.