Black pepper essential oil is extracted from the peppercorn plant. The plant can be found in tropical regions such as India and Indonesia. The oil is extracted through steam distillation of the dried and crushed peppercorns.
The benefits of black pepper essential oil include boosting circulation, reducing inflammation, improving digestion, and acting as a natural pain reliever. It can also help manage stress and mental fatigue. Black Pepper Essential Oil is also known for its antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
Black pepper essential oil can be used in several ways. It can be added to a carrier oil and used topically to alleviate pain or to reduce inflammation. It can also be diffused or inhaled to provide respiratory relief or to improve focus and concentration. Adding a few drops to food or beverages can also help with digestion.
- The benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil have been seen to ease pain caused by arthritis and rheumatism.
- When diluted and applied topically, Black Pepper Essential Oil is commonly used to relieve sore muscles, particularly in the case of cyclists, runners and other endurance athletes.
- When diffused and inhaled, the benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil have also been seen to energize and stimulate the mind, making it the perfect essential oil to have diffusing in any office or study space.
- When used in massage, it has also been seen to aid circulation. We use it in our Bengal Balm.
However, it is important to note that black pepper essential oil should be used with caution and in moderation. It can cause skin irritation if not diluted properly and should not be ingested in large amounts. Pregnant women and individuals with certain medical conditions should also consult with a healthcare provider before using black pepper essential oil.
Remember no essential oil should not be used for children under the age of six and diluted properly for children older than six. We purchase high-quality therapeutic-grade essential oils directly from the farmers to ensure their purity and effectiveness. Dilution ratios and specific usage instructions should be followed carefully. When using any essential oil caution should be taken when using it to ensure safety and effectiveness.