Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Dec 2016
Shelf Life: 4 years
Plant Part: Peppercorns (Fruit)
Perfume Note: Middle
Aroma: Very spicy and exotic, sweet warm and peppery. (Does not contain the same elements that makes one sneeze as with fresh ground peppercorns)
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Spruce, Cardamom, Citronella Java, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Marjoram, Orange Sweet, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Siam Wood (Pemou), Tangerine, Ylang Ylang
Black Pepper essential oil is obtained from dried peppercorns and is a lovely warm stimulating essential oil, wonderful for massage blends. Black pepper essential oil is known for treating poor circulation, sluggish digestion and constipation or neat in a bath for sore aching muscles, coughs and colds and muscle cramps.
Black Pepper is one of the very oldest and highly revered spices, used in India for over 4,000 years, mainly for urinary and liver disorders.
Aromatherapy use: Aching muscles, arthritis, inflammations, constipation, muscle cramps, poor circulation, sluggish digestion, antiseptic, aphrodisiac
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: May cause irritation in sensitive skin, especially if used in excess. Black Pepper pure essential oil should not be used by anyone with kidney problems. Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding.