Pepper Black is best known as a common cooking spice that enhances the flavor of foods, but it’s topical benefits when diluted with a carrier oil, are equally noteworthy.
This essential oil has a chemical structure similar to Melissa, contributing to its reputation as an oil that soothes nerves and lessens anxious feelings.Uses of Pepper Black Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
Historically, it was considered sacred and was even used as a form of currency. It was so valuable that it was traded for gold and was one of the most prized trade items exported from India to the rest of the world. It was considered more valuable than gold.
Thousands of years ago, Black Pepper was prescribed in Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha, and Traditional Chinese medicine texts for curing colds, recurring pains, fevers and in purifying treatments, especially for Malaria.
It is considered stimulating, reviving, comforting, and improves mental clarity and memory. It has an affinity for the 1st chakra and issues around impotence, builds kundalini and moves energy to the 2nd chakra.Physical Description
Coloress to pale olive in color with a thin, watery consistency.Aromatic Description
Fresh, dry-woody, warm, and spicy aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Monoterpenes (70-80%) including thujene, pinene, camphrene, sabinene, carene, murcene, limonene, phellandrene and sesqueterpenes (20-30%).Extraction Technique
Steam distillation from black peppercorns, dried and crushed. Light and heavy oils are produced by extraction of low or high boiling fractions. Oleoresin produced by solvent extraction.Information for Aromatherapists
Pepper Black essential oil is a middle to top note and blends well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Myrrh, Orange, Nutmeg, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sage, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Tea tree, Valerian, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang as well as other spice and florals oils in minute quantities. Pepper Black is a very strong oil and can take over a blend so use in small concentrations.
Our Pepper Black essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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