Black pepper essential oil is stimulating, warming, very yang and is great for cheerfulness!
It is very good for helping circulation, bruising and aching limbs, as well as promoting digestion.
I use black pepper oil in aromatherapy massage blends for runners, cyclists and sports people in general who suffer from muscle stiffness and fatigue.
Another thing I love is that a little black pepper can also give a subtle lift to many blends.
Pepper is one of the oldest known spices and was being used in India over 4000 years ago.
Attila the Hun is said to have demanded a ransom of 3,000 pounds of black peppercorns for the city of Rome!
Southern India, Malaysia, China, Madagascar
Steam distillation of the dried, unripe fruit
Pleasant, fresh, spicy and peppery - it has a bit of a kick!
Analgesic, antiseptic, digestive, detoxicant, stimulant, tonic, diuretic, antispasmodic, rubefacient
See the glossary for definitions!
Good for sluggish, dull skin. As a tonic it helps to balance oily skin conditions.
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