Minimum Shelf Life: 5 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, Davana, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit Pink, Lavender, Marjoram, Orange Sweet, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Siam Wood (Pemou), Tangerine, Ylang Ylang III, Ylang Ylang Complete, Ylang Ylang Extra
Black Pepper essential oil from dried peppercorns of Piper nigrum organic grown in sunny and tropical Madagascar is a warm and stimulating oil. We find this Madagascar oil to embody a higher energetic profile than those we sampled from India. The aroma is deeper and exudes a beautiful exotic warm, sweet, peppery spice scent profile. Wonderful for massage and aphrodisiac blends, Black Pepper essential oil is also claimed effective for conditions of poor circulation, sluggish digestion and constipation. Add a few drops in the 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.
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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.