• Penetrating, stimulating and toning

  • Black Pepper is used in massage solutions for athletes due to its warming effect

  • Soil Association certified

  • Produced by steam distillation of the whole or crushed fruits

SpeciesExtraction ProcessPerfume Note
Piper nigrum
Steam distillation
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Black Pepper Organic essential oil is a warming oil that has a stimulating effect on body and mind.
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
Traditionally used as a muscle relaxant and aphrodisiac. Used for over 4000 years in folk medicine.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'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.