Legend: Pepper has been esteemed as a spice in India since time immemorial and was so important that the search for it’s source and the control of its trade was a significant factor influencing world exploration and history. Attila the Hun so highly prized the spice that he demanded 3,000 pounds of pepper as part of his ransom for the release of the city of Rome during the 5th Century.
Heal your Body: Black pepper oil is recommended for the treatment of anaemia, as a stimulant to the spleen, which is involved in the production of new blood cells, and for the treatment of bruises and chilblains. An excellent choice for treating the digestive system, can help atonic dyspepsia, constipation, flatulence and loss of appetite. Aids digestion of protein such as you find in rich meats, also helps to dispel toxins. Great in a massage blend for relief of rheumatism, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, tired and aching limbs and muscular stiffness.
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Place of Origin: India
Plant Part: Dried Berries
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Crisp, fresh, peppercorn aroma
Common Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Avoid: whilst pregnant; or if you have kidney problems (can overstimulate them if used excessively); or if you have ovarian cancer. Not recommended for sensitive skin. Always use diluted in baths.
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