Black Pepper Essential Oil has a sharp, spicy scent faintly reminiscent of Clove. Its ability to increase stamina and alertness, paired with its value as a natural painkiller and circulatory system stimulant make it a valuable essential oil to add to your medicine chest. We use this in our “Muscle and Body Rub icyhot”. (Essential Oils Natural Remnedies, Althea Press)
Botanical Name: Piper Nigrum
Main Constituents: β-Caryophyllene: 24.2% d-3Carene: 14.2%
Plant Part: Dried Berries
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin colourless to pale greenish yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma,
Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.
Product Abstract: This climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years. The word ‘pepper’ is derived from the Latin word piper, which was taken from the Sanskrit word pippali.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
Pure Joy Naturals provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on essential oil uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils.