Wholesale Certified Organic Black Pepper Essential Oil
100% pure Black Pepper essential oil distilled from the unripe pepper fruit grown in India. The essential oil is warming, spicy, and can add a bit of fire or soothing warmth to any blend. This Black Pepper Essential Oil is of the highest therapeutic quality and available for as little as a sample up to 1kg or more.
ABOUT THE PLANT
The Pepper plant is a perennial, woody vine with heart shaped leaves and small white flowers. Native to South West India, pepper is cultivated primarily in tropical climates such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Madagascar.
ABOUT THE OIL
This essential oil is steam distilled from dried, unripe fruit of pepper plants organically grown in India.
Our Black Pepper oil is almost perfectly clear with a fresh, bright peppery aroma and a hint of sweet earthiness.It balances well with lavender, frankincense, cedarwood, and wherever a hint of spice is desired in natural perfumes.
Black pepper has been used since antiquity in the culinary and healing arts. As a stimulant to increase their endurance while journeying on foot, Indian monks were prescribed seven to nine peppercorns a day. Black pepper was also a common remedy in Chinese medicine and traditional Greek medicine.
Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature
Recommended for poor circulation, muscular aches, lethargy, and mental fatigue
Warming and stimulating aromatic effect – “a reputed aphrodisiac”
Application and Use
Generally Black Pepper oil is non-toxic and and non-sensitizing, yet in high concentrations it can irritate skin. As with all essential oils, use only in moderation. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult a physician prior to use.
1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holysitc Aromatherapy, 2003.
2 Wildwood, Christine. Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy. Healing Arts Press, 2000.