Oil Name: Black Pepper Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Strong and sharp spicy smelling oil, and is faintly reminiscent of clove oil, yet more refined and can range in colour from light amber to yellow-green and has a watery viscosity.
The plant originated in India, Malaysia, Madagascar, China and Indonesia. The oil is mostly made in Singapore, India and Malaysia. The unripe, sun-dried peppercorns (fruit) are used in extraction using steam distillation method.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Eugenol, Safrole, Thujene, Farnesene, A-Pinene, B-Pinene, Sabinene, Limonene, Beta Caryophyllene, and Camphene.
Analgesic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Antitoxic, Aphrodisiac, Digestive, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Laxative, Rubefacient, Tonic
Chills and Fever, Circulation Problems, Colds and Flu, Coldness (Physical and Emotional), Exhaustion, Fever, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nervousness, Pain Relief, Rheumatism
Irritant to Sensitive Skin, Kidney Irritant, pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
Black pepper oil may cause irritation to sensitive skin.
Using too much could over-stimulate the kidneys.
It should be avoided in pregnancy.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Sage, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylangTags: Black Pepper essential oils