Pepper Red Oleoresin Oil


Pepper Red Oleoresin Oil


100% Pure & Natural Pepper Red Essential Oil

Botanical Name: capsicum frutescens

Capsicum derives its name from Greek and means 'to bite,' in allusion to the hot pungent properties of the fruits and seeds.

Today, Pepper Red is more widely know as Cayenne, an ingredient in hot sauces such as Tabasco. 

Uses of Pepper Red Essential Oil
  • Can use on stagnant areas of the body - such as the legs and buttocks - to improve the feeling of warmth. Heavily dilute in a body cream or oil. Be sure to avoid the eye area and other delicate areas of the body.
  • Diffuse a few drops in a diffuser to give the feeling of youth and increased energy.
  • Mix 1 drop with your favorite massage cream or oil (diluting well) to help the feeling of sore muscles.
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History and Background

Dating back to 7500 BCE, red peppers have been a part of the human diet in the Americas. Cayenne pepper was introduced into Britain from India in 1548, where it was mentioned as being cultivated during this time.

The plant was described by Linnaeus under the name of C. frutescens proper. This species appeared in Miller's Garden Dictionary in 1771. The warmth of Pepper Red nourishes the soul.

Physical Description

Reddish-Orange in color with a viscous consistency.

Aromatic Description

Spicy, warm, smooth, peppery cayenne aroma.

Biological Makeup and Components

Capsaicin, capsanthin.

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation from fruit.

Information for Aromatherapists

Pepper Red essential oil is a middle note and blends well with Basil, Carrot Seed, Cinnamon, Fennel, Marjoram, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme. It brings a fiery note to blends. Use in small concentrations.

Our Pepper Red essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

  • Strong dermal irritant; use in small concentrations. Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information


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.

The information provided on this web site is compiled from common knowledge and is intended for your general knowledge only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.