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Black Pepper, ORGANIC

SKU: 1873-5mL
  • Piper nigrum

    100% PURE & NATURAL

    Extraction method:  Steam distillation

    Parts used:  berries

    Chakra Association:  Manipura (Solar Plexus)

    Note Classification:  Middle

    Aroma:  Crisp, fresh, peppercorn aroma

    Origin:  India

    Properties:  Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, detoxicant, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant

    Mental & Emotional Effects:  Clears the head, improves memory, raises spirits, helps clear emotional blockage and get rid of emotional frigidity, apathy, and mental exhaustion.  Combats compulsiveness.

    Benefits:  May help to soothe aching muscles, arthritis, constipation, muscle cramps, poor circulation, sluggish digestion and metabolism. Black pepper has also been used for energetic enhancement and weight loss.

    Blends well with:  Bergamot, basil, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, lemon, palmarosa, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang yalng

    Other Interesting Notes:  May help decrease cigarette cravings.  May help with anemia as it stimulates the spleen which helps produce new blood cells. 

    Black pepper essential oil is known to be warming due to the presence of one of the most common terpenes found in nature, limonene. Try mixing black pepper in a carrier oil or lotion for a stimulating and warming massage to cold extremities. From an Ayurvedic standpoint, black pepper is helpful in reducing excess Kapha constitution.

    Safety Data:  Irritant in high concentration.  Never apply undiluted oil directly to the skin.  For external use only.   Avoid during pregnancy.  Too much, too often may over-stimulate the kidneys. Do not use black pepper essential oil with inflammatory conditions of the digestive system due to its high Pitta constitution.

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