Black Pepper Essential Oil (Piper nigrum)
Black Pepper Essential Oil is a stimulating oil and is strengthening to the nervous system. It energises both mind and body. It can be useful in blends for massage especially before or after exercise or where there are muscular aches and pains. Black Pepper also stimulates the digestive system and the appetite.
Black Pepper is distilled from the dried unripe berries of a woody vine. Its properties are, spicy, warming and penetrating.
|Common name||Black Pepper|
|Botanical name||Piper nigrum|
|Method of Extraction||steam distilled|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Blends well with||frankincense, lavender, lemon, marjoram, rosemary, sandalwood|
|Cautions||Care should be taken in using as can be a skin irritant in high concentrations|