Black Pepper Essential Oil

£9.36 £18.64

Extracted from the dried, crushed black peppercorns by steam distillation. Black pepper has a fresh, warm, spicy scent and is helpful for everyday aches and pains, and can help warm and relax the body.

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Description

Balck Pepper | Latin Name: Piper Nigrum | Family: Piperaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Shrub, Fruit

An Essential Oil with a very sharp and spicy aroma with a clear to slightly yellow colouring.

This plant bearing white flowers, red fruits and dark green leaves with climbing vines that look similar to a shrub. It grows over twenty feet tall often needing support, however, it is mostly cultivated to twelve feet. The essential oil is derived from black pepper not white since the yield of oil is greater and the scent stronger. It is mainly obtained from Singapore, India and Malaysia.

 

Blends

Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang

Black Pepper is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Black Pepper is an anticatarrh, expectorant, anti-depressant, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, cardiac, carminative, detoxicant, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, rebefacient, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

An old and revered spice. Used in India over 4000 years ago used mainly for urinary and liver disorders.  Extremely popular with the Romans so much so that taxes were paid with it instead of coins. During the middle-ages, the Black Pepper trade was very important between India and Europe. often resulting in naval wars with Portuguese, French and Dutch.

Safety Data & MSDS

Too much may over stimulate the kidneys. The possibility of skin irritation.

Black Pepper MSDS
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