Cubeb Essential Oil

£12.10 £24.38

Cubeb has a spicy, warm and woody aroma, it is an uplifting and invigorating oil. Cubeb can also help maintain a healthy lifestyle.



Cubeb | Latin Name: Piper Cubeba | Family: Piperaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Fruit, Berries

This Essential Oil is a pale greenish or bluish-yellow liquid with a warm, woody, spicy, slightly woody odour.

An evergreen climbing vine up to 6 meters high with heart-shaped leaves. Similar to the black pepper plant, except that the fruit or seeds of the cubeb retain their peduncle or stem – thus the name tailed pepper. Native to Indonesia and cultivated in South East Africa, usually together with coffee crops but the oil is mainly produced in Indonesia. It is closely related to the Black Pepper Plant and to the South American matico – p.augustogolium.


Blends well with Galbanum, Lavender, Rosemary, and Black Pepper.

Cubeb is a BASE to MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours


Effective on the Respiratory, Digestive and Genitourinary systems, treating bronchitis, catarrh, chronic coughs, sinusitis and throat infections. Sluggish digestion, flatulence, indigestion and piles.  Also cystitis, leucorrhoea and urethritis.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

The seeds are used locally as a domestic spice.  It has been used for treating genitor-urinary infections, digestive upsets and respiratory problems. The seeds have a local stimulating effect on the mucous membrane of the urinary and respiratory tracts.

Safety Data & MSDS

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Frequently subject to adulteration.

Mainly sesquiterpenes and monoterpenes.

Cubeb MSDS
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