This is a lovely-smelling essential oil - not harsh like a whiff of cracked black pepper! It has mainly fruity notes with an undertone of soft pepper.
Think PAIN RELIEF! Black Pepper is a warm oil which stimulates circulation while having an analgesic effect. It’s excellent for a sports massage when dealing with sore, stiff muscles. Apply to areas of muscle or joint inflammation.
Botanical family: Piperaceae
Plant Part: fruit
Chemical family: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes
Aroma: spicy like black pepper
Max Dermal Use: None suggested
Safety Concerns: None suggested
CHAKRA- 1st Root, 2nd Sacral
Black Pepper speaks to our most fundamental needs of safety and security. It is calming and grounding and helps relieve stress and tension. Use Black Pepper when you need feel vulnerable and need help with new relationships.
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.
We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: Drops & Dilutions.
Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Piper nigrum
- At a Glance:
- Think pain relief! Black Pepper is a warm oil which stimulates circulation while having an analgesic effect.
- Certified Organic, Sri Lanka
- analgesic, anti-inflammatory, warming, febrifuge, antiemetic
- b-caryophyllene (21.94%), d-limonene (16.38%), b-pinene (11.90%), a-pinene (10.26%), sabinene (8.97%), d3-carene (3.81%)
- Steam Distilled:
- December 2017
- Shelf Life:
- 3-4 Years (approx.)