Black pepper essential oil is derived from the dried fruits of the Piper nigrum plant. With its warm, spicy, and invigorating aroma, this essential oil offers a host of benefits, including promoting digestion, relieving muscle tension, and boosting mental focus.
Scientific Name: Piper nigrum
Oil Origin: Sun Dried Peppercorns
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Spicy, warm
Odor strength: Medium strength
Color: Light Amber to Yellow-green
Country of origin: India
Can be diluted and massaged onto abdomen, muscles and joints to relieve pain
Diluted black pepper oil when massaged onto skin improves the blood circulation and stimulates appetite.
Soothes flu symptoms
When inhaled black pepper oil helps reduce flu symptoms like chills, cold, cough, fever etc.
Ways to use
Black pepper essential oil can soothe pains and improve blood flow to muscles and nerves.
Dilute 3 to 5 drops of black pepper essential oil to a bowl filled with warm water
Soak a towel or cloth in the water and wring
Place the warm compress on the abdomen or affected area
When massaged on feet it can help detoxify the body
Dilute 3 to 5 drops of black pepper essential oil in 3 tablespoons of carrier oil
Rub a few drops onto the bottom of the cold feet.
Spreads warmth and helps detox the body
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.