Black Pepper Essential Oil (Piper nigrum)

Black Pepper Essential Oil (Piper nigrum)

  • Product Code: EO 040
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £4.15



Black Pepper Essential Oil

Latin Name: Piper nigrum

Source: Madagascar

Part of plant: Fruits

Grade: Organic

Chemical Components: limonene, β-caryophyllene, α-humulene, α-pinene, β-pinene, δ-carene

Aroma Character: warm, peppery, sweet

Blends Well with: Frankincense, Sandalwood, Rosemary


Black Pepper is a perennial, woody vine with heart shaped leaves and white flowers, which turns into berries or peppercorns. The essential oil is steam distilled from the dried, crushed, almost-ripe berries.
Black Pepper has hot, spicy, fiery top notes and warm, sharp, woody, oriental undertones.
Often in short supply. Used extensively in Ayurveda for stomach ailments and to stimulate after fainting.  Used externally for colic. its warming properties are best used where local aches need relief.

 

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