Black Pepper Essential Oil is a warming oil that has a stimulating effect on body and mind.
It may also help to improve circulation and ease digestive and arthritic problems.
Black Pepper essential oil is commonly used in athletic massage rubs. It's properties are similar to those of capsicum.
Historically it's been used as a muscle relaxant and an aphrodisiac for thousands of years. It's also said to help improve concentration.
Produced by steam distillation of the whole or crushed fruits.
Fresh, dry, woody, warm, spicy scent.
Antiseptic, penetrating, muscle ease, athletic massage, stimulating, toning.
Thujene, pinene, camphene, sabinene, carene, myrcene, limonene, phellandrene, beta-caryohyllene
Piper nigrum Fruit Oil
Traditionally used as a muscle relaxant and aphrodisiac. Used for over 4000 years in folk medicine.
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW. AVOID DURING PREGNANCY, USE CAUTION WHEN APPLYING TO SENSITIVE SKIN AND USE SPARINGLY IF YOU HAVE AN EXISITING KIDNEY CONDITION.
'The oil has a hot stimulating effect. It dilates local blood vessels making it very useful for aches and pains and as an aid for digestion' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use by Christine Westwood.
'Black Pepper is analgesic and antispasmodic. It is recommended for aches and pains, rheumatism arthritis and temporary paralysis. The aroma is sharp and spicy.' - an excerpt from The Essential Blending Guide by Rosemary Caddy.
'The main use to which I put Black Pepper is in massage blends for muscular pains, stiffness and fatigue, but it is important to keep the proportion of Black Pepper in a blend very low, as it is possible to produce local irritation by overdoing it.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.