Black pepper essential oil

Botanical name:  Piper nigrum

Botanical family: Piperaceae

Plant part: Dried fruit

Aroma: Dry, fresh, spicy, warm and radiant, woodsy

Evaporation note:  Top

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Cultivation method: Organic

Country of origin: Madagascar, Sri Lanka

Main chemical families:  Monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes

Some properties mentioned by Worwood are: analgesic, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antiseptic, circulatory.

Worwood, V. A. (2016). The Complete Book of Essential Oils and aromatherapy, revised and expanded: Over 800 natural, nontoxic, and fragrant recipes to create health, beauty, and. New World Library.

Benefits: Energizing. Stimulating. Assists concentration.

“Black pepper helps us deal with anger and promotes the courage, willpower and perseverance to do so. It supports us when we are feeling angry. helps us react appropriately, and then encourages and supports us to let it go. In the letting go, we become more fully present and open to Spirit.”

Keim, J., & Bull, R. (2016). In Aromatherapy anointing oils: Spiritual blessings, ceremonies & affirmations (p. 27). essay, Joni Keim & Ruah Bull.

Chakras: Solar plexus

Safety and contraindications:

Skin sensitization if oxidized.

Tisserand, R., Young, R., & Williamson, E. M. (2014). Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals. Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Warning: Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying topically. Do not apply internally or ingest any essential oil. Keep away from children. Store in a cool place and away from direct light.

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