Pepper Black Essential Oil

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Pepper Black Essential Oil

Description
The plant is originally a forest plant and this climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years.

 

Details
Botanical Name: Piper Nigrum
Origin: India
Family: Piperaceae
Plant Part: Dried Berries
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Pale yellow
Note: Middle
Consistency: Thin
Aromatic Scent: It is a strong, sharp, spicy smelling oil. It is faintly reminiscent of clove oil.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Sage, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.
History: The word pepper is derived from the Latin word piper, which in turn is taken from the Sanskrit word pippali. It has been used since the times of the Ancient Romans and Greeks and even the Turks levied a tax on pepper, while the French, Portuguese and Dutch often went to war in the middle ages to fight for this lucrative trade from the far east.

 

Cautions: Black pepper oil may cause irritation to sensitive skins and using too much could over-stimulate the kidneys and should be avoided in pregnancy due to its possible skin sensitizing effect.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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