Black pepper essential oil is energising and invigorating. It supports a healthy circulation, detoxification and digestive system, especially when used in massage.
Black pepper is one of the essential oils in our Joint & Muscle Ease blend, as it soothes aching muscles and encourages muscle recovery after exercise.
In skincare, black pepper essential oil is rich in antioxidants, including monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, which makes black pepper excellent for healthy-looking skin.
It is a useful oil to incorporate into skincare products for invigorating and cleansing the skin.
Interestingly, in Roman Times, black pepper was more valuable than coins and was often used to pay taxes.
Black pepper essential oil is steam distilled from the crushed fruit of the black pepper vine.
100% pure black pepper essential oil – nothing else is added.
Blend 1-5 drops and add to a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 1-5 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.
Avoid before bedtime due to its stimulating effects.
Safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, when used within the guidelines.
Safe for children, when used within the guidelines.
Patch test before use.
Do not take internally unless prescribed by a qualified practitioner.
Keep away from children and eyes.
If you have a medical condition check with your practitioner before use.