- botanical name: piper nigrum
- country of origin: india
- extraction method: steam distilled
- plant part: fruit
- strength of aroma: medium
- aromatic scent: warm and fresh, dry-woody scent
- blends well with: bergamot, copaiba balsam, cypress, frankincense serrata, geranium egyptian, juniper berry, rose absolute, rosemary 1,8-cineole, sandalwood australian, and vetiver
- kidsafe®: yes
- cautions: none known
- size: 10 ml (1/3 oz.)
the warm, mild, dry spicy aroma of black pepper essential oil will remind you of freshly ground peppercorns combined with a soft floral undertone. while somewhat strong when diffused by itself, black pepper essential oil can add warmth and spice up your favorite diy diffuser blends. this essential oil blends well with oils such as bergamot essential oil, frankincense essential oil, and rosemary essential oil.
black pepper is an excellent choice to help in reducing muscle tension and the perception of pain after a hard workout. it also supports healthy digestion and joint health for aging joints that are prone to pain.
directions: add black pepper to a carrier oil and and gently massage into the affected area. black pepper can also be helpful for occasional digestive issues such as queasiness, bloating, and discomfort. dilute in a carrier oil at 3-5%.
disclaimer: the international federation of aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy. all cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. this statement has not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. bottles are filled by volume. some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.