Black Pepper Essential Oil
AT A GLANCE KEY FACTS
- Latin Name | Piper Nigrum
- Part Of Plant Used | Peppercorns
- Source | India
- Extraction Method | Steam Distillation
- Oil Type |
- Aroma | Spicy
- Blends well with | Cedarwood, Frankincense, Lavender, Clary Sage, Geranium, Juniper Berry, Bergamot, Rose, Clove & Sandalwood
- Major active ingredient | Piperine
- Chemicals | high in monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes
- Properties | Warming, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, anti-virulent, antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial
BENEFITS OF BLACK PEPPER
The warming effect of Black Pepper Essential Oil makes it great to use in a massage blend to ease aches and muscle pains
When you inhale it, you may feel calmer and less anxious, helping to deal with unwanted nerves or soothe heightened emotions.
Scientific Research & Studies
Black Pepper has the potential for a myriad of potential benefits and the most recent research has explored its use as relief from aches and pains (particularly neck pain), cholesterol reduction, toxin elimation, enhancing circulation and more.
Want to turn up the heat? Mix with cinnamon or tumeric essential oils
PRACTICAL WAYS TO USE BLACK PEPPER
DIY 'Deep Heat' Blend to soothe a tight neck - black pepper, sweet marjoram, lavender and peppermint essential oils,
DIY Destress & Relaxed Blend - Black Pepper, Juniper Berry oil and/or Cedarwood oil
apply a few drops of Black Pepper oil to the bottom of your feet for a stimulating wake up efore or after spending time in cold weather, dilute Black Pepper with coconut oil and massage the bottoms of your feet. The strong warming effect is the perfect preparation for venturing out and/or a great way to recover your warmth quickly once you are back inside.