Black Pepper Piper Nigrum Essential Oil Information

Piper Nigrum

Black Pepper Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Piper Nigrum

 

 India, Malaysia, China, Madagascar

Peppercorns


 







Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Clear

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Crisp, fresh, peppercorn aroma












Benefits

Helps aching muscles, arthritis, chilblains, constipation and muscle cramps. Promotes healthy respiration, circulation and digestion. Aphrodisiac. Good for chest colds and flu.















Blends Well With

Basil, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Nutmeg, Oregano, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spruce, Vetiver, Sweet Marjoram, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

Limonene, Pinene, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Beta-caryophyllene, Beta-bisabolene, Sabinene, Linalol, Pinocarveol, Alpha, Terpineol, Camphene, Alpha, Terpenene













Properties

Analgesic, antiseptic, digestive, detoxicant, stimulant, tonic, diuretic, antispasmodic, rubefacient














Safety

Avoid in pregnancy because of its skin sensitising effect. Overuse can over-stimulate the kidneys. Topically, can cause skin irritation.









 

 







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