Black Pepper Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Piper nigrum
Country of Origin:
Madagascar
Plant Part:
Unripe Fruit
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Certified Organic
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
66.89%
Sesquiterpenes
32.70%
Oxide
0.40%
Primary Constituents
limonene
21.86%
beta caryophyllene
21.08%
alpha pinene
15.63%
beta pinene
14.18%
3-careen
13.05%
  • 8oz -
    $273.79
  • 16oz -
    $517.78
  • 1Kg -
    $953.78
  • Sample -
    $0.99
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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.

Aromatherapy Notes

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.

Traditional Uses

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

Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature

From The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy1:

  • Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Laxative, Stomachic, Tonic
  • Helps us “get a move on” when we feel “stuck”
  • Stimulating to the spleen
  • Warming and stimulating properties

From The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy2:

  • Recommended for poor circulation, muscular aches, lethargy, and mental fatigue
  • Warming and stimulating aromatic effect – “a reputed aphrodisiac”

Application and Use

Safety

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.

References

1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holysitc Aromatherapy, 2003.

2 Wildwood, Christine. Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy. Healing Arts Press, 2000.