Black Pepper Essential Oil - 15 ml
Black Pepper Essential Oil; Black Pepper is best known as a common cooking spice that enhances the flavor of foods, but it’s internal and topical benefits are equally noteworthy. Black Pepper is high in monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, known for their antioxidant activity and ability to help ward off environmental and seasonal threats. Black Pepper promotes healthy circulation both internally and externally, but should be used with caution when applied topically due to its strong warming sensation. It can also help with the digestion of foods, making it an ideal oil to cook with and enjoy both for its flavor and internal benefits. Used aromatically Black Pepper was found to reduce cigarette and tobacco cravings and reduce anxiety in smokers deprived from smoking. New Directions Aromatics pure, unadulterated, therapeutic grade.
- Promotes healthy, clear skin
- Reduces tension and stress
- Soothes and rejuvenates skin
- Lessens sad and anxious feelings
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Plant Part: Dried Berries
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin colorless to pale greenish yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Black Pepper Essential Oil has a sharp, spicy scent faintly reminiscent of Clove.
Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Fennel, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.
Product Abstract: This climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years. The word 'pepper' is derived from the Latin word piper, which was taken from the Sanskrit word pippali. It has been by the Greeks and Romans. The Turks levied a tax on pepper, while during the Middle Ages the Dutch, the French and the Portuguese often went to war to fight over this lucrative trade with the Far East.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. Using too much of this oil could over-stimulate the kidneys. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
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Aromatherapy essential oils are the volatile liquids that are distilled from plants. Essential oils are the most concentrated and potent of all plant extracts. They are approximately 75 to 100 times more concentrated than dried herbs. Essential oils offer support for the body and can be used to clean and purify your home, auto, workplace, etc. All of our aromatherapy essential oils are pure, unadulterated, therapeutic grade.