Black Pepper is the undisputed “King of Spices” and hence is highly regarded and mostwidely used spice across the globe. For thousands of years, Black Pepper has been prescribed in Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha, and Traditional Chinese medicine texts for curing colds, recurring pains, fevers and as an anti-parasitical and anti-bacterial treatments especially Malaria. It has been widely employed for treating digestive disorders especially that of stomach. It was an important spice in East-West trading in the early times. Black Pepper finds mention in the early Roman culture. The Caesars treated Black Pepper as a currency, storing vast quantities of it, unused, in the Roman treasury. The Asian world has long regarded Black Pepper and its essential oil for preparing detoxification and as an anti-aging compounds.Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Country of origin: India
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation of sun-dried peppercorns (fruit).
Appearance: light amber to yellow-green.
Perfumery Note: sharp spicy smelling.
Solubility : insoluble in water and soluble in Alcohol & Oils.
Constituents: a-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, sabinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene, b-farnesene, b-bisabolene, linalool and terpinen-4-ol.
Uses: Black pepper oil can be used to help in the treatment of pain relief, rheumatism, chills, flu, colds, increase circulation, exhaustion, muscular aches, physical and emotional coldness, nerve tonic and fevers. It furthermore increases the flow of saliva, stimulates appetite, encourages peristalsis, tones the colon muscles and is a general digestive tonic.
Aniseed blends well: Bergamot , Clove, Coriander, Geranium, Sandalwood oil etc.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.)