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.
Latin Name: Piper nigrum
Botanical family: Piperaceae
Plant Part: fruit
Processed: steam distilled
Chemical family: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes
Aroma: spicy like black pepper
Max Dermal Use: None suggested
Safety Concerns: None suggested
Anti-inflammatory – alleviates inflammation
Antiemetic – reduces severity of nausea or vomiting
Antiseptic – assists in fighting germs
Expectorant - removes excess mucus from the respiratory system
Febrifuge – reduces fever
Rubifacient – promotes blood flow and circulation, reduces pain and swelling
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. We are not doctors or medical professionals.
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.
- At a Glance:
- Think PAIN RELIEF! Black Pepper is a warm oil which stimulates circulation while having an analgesic effect.
- Certified Organic, Madagascar
- analgesic, anti-inflammatory, warming, febrifuge, antiemetic
- b-caryophyllene (19.79%), d-limonene (18.23%), a-pinene (13.99%), b-pinene (12.19%), d3-carene (12.05%)
- Steam Distilled:
- September 2015
- Shelf Life:
- 3-4 Years (approx.)