Black Pepper (India)
Piper Nigrum, Steam Distilled, Part Used: Corn. Black Pepper is a sharp, spicy aroma. Can be a skin irritation. Blends well with basil, bergamot, cypress, grapefruit, lemon, and sandalwood.
Black pepper essential oil This EO has a fresh, dry-woody, warm and spicy scent. It's analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, diuretic, laxative and stomachic. There's the possibility of skin irritation. Black pepper is very stimulating to the mind, gives stamina where there's frustration. Its rubefacient and analgesic properties make it useful for muscular aches and pains and muscular stiffness as it assists with dilation of local blood vessels. Assists with rheumatoid arthritis and temporary limb paralysis. Warming in event of cold and flu. Stimulates appetite. Expels wind, calms vomiting. Its stomachic effect increases flow of saliva and stimulates appetite, expels wind, encourages peristalsis and is useful in bowel problems; restores tone to colon muscles. Blends well with basil, bergamot, cypress, grapefruit, lemon, and sandalwood. Flash point: 180°