Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) Essential Oil

essential oil profile black pepper

Color: Water white to pale green/gray

Viscosity: Becomes more viscous with age

Method of Extraction: Steam, CO2

Plant parts: Berries

Countries: India, Southeast Asia, Brazil

Scent: Spicy, fresh, herbal, sharp

Odor Intensity: Moderate

Blending Note: Middle

Fragrance family: Spice

Blends Well with: Rose, Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium, Citrus oils, Sandalwood, Ylang ylang

Properties: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, digestive, diuretic, rubefacient, tonic, stimulant, warming

Physical Uses: antimicrobial, flu, UTI, calms gut, aches and muscular pains, colds, flatulence, arthritis, rheumatism, digestive tonic, gas, constipation, nausea

Emotional Uses: stimulating, aphrodisiac, anxiety, courage

Skin and Hair Care: Scabies

Safety: Avoid old oils as they may cause skin sensitization. Avoid if you have kidney or liver disease. Avoid on children under 2.

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