Aroma: Mild, spicy, warming, sweet, and woody.
Latin Name: Piper nigrum
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Cultivation Method: Harvested from wild growing plants
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Dried fruit
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: Black pepper is warm and comforting with aphrodisiac qualities. It is stimulating and inspiring. The essential oil does not have the same sharp note associated with the dried spice.
Suggested Use: Add black pepper essential oil to a muscle rub recipe to help warm the tissue and improve flow. Or, black pepper is a delight to add in a perfumery blend, offering sensuality and spice. It is also beneficial in aromatherapy blends to help open breathing.
History: Black pepper is well known as a domestic spice worldwide.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Properly dilute essential oils with topical use. Dilute more heavily around kids and those with certain medical conditions. Essential oils may be contraindicated with certain health conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.