Organic Black Pepper Essential Oil is derived from the fruit of the black pepper plant, which is native to India. The oil has a warm, spicy, and peppery aroma that is popular in aromatherapy.
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Peppercorns
Black Pepper Essential Oil is commonly used as natural support for a variety of health conditions, including:
- Respiratory issues
- Joint and muscle pain
- Fatigue and stress
Black pepper has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a variety of ailments. Today, black pepper essential oil is a popular choice for those seeking natural and holistic remedies. It was highly valued in ancient Greece and Rome, and was traded along the Silk Road between Asia and Europe. The ancient Egyptians used black pepper in their embalming rituals.
Uses of Black Pepper Essential Oil
Black Pepper Essential Oil can be used in a variety of ways. So far as we know, none of these applications have been verified or approved by the FDA. Certainly, none of our HomeGrown Herbalist products have any such approval or verification from the FDA so the following information is strictly for entertainment only.
- Topically: Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to sore muscles or joints for a warming and soothing effect.
- Aromatically: Add a few drops to a diffuser or vaporizer to promote respiratory health and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
It is important to note that Black Pepper Essential Oil should always be diluted before use and should not be used undiluted on the skin.
Side Effects and Precautions
As with any natural remedy, it is important to use caution when using Black Pepper Essential Oil. Some people may experience skin irritation or allergic reactions when using essential oils. Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before use and perform a patch test before applying to the skin.
Black Pepper Essential Oil should not be used during pregnancy or by those with high blood pressure. It can also cause photosensitivity, so it is important to avoid sun exposure after applying to the skin.
Product Contains 10 ML of Organic Black Pepper Essential Oil
*These statements have not been verified by the FDA and is only referenced here as a fun fact and/or for historical commentary, is not to be used as medical advice in any way. Consult your doctor before using any herbal product.
None of these items or statements are approved by FDA. Consult your physician before taking any supplement. Do not take herbs or tinctures during pregnancy without consulting your healthcare provider. This product is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease. All information here is for entertainment and educational purposes only.