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
USAHistory 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.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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