Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Pepper (Black) essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Pepper (Black) essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s)Piper nigrum

Steam distilled from the fruit of the plant.

Shelf life is 2 years.

Therapeutic properties of Pepper (Black) essential oil…

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Benefits of Pepper (Black) essential oil…

Circulatory: arthritis, poor circulation
Digestive: bloating, gas, poor digestion, indigestion
Limbic: impotence, frigidity, low sexual response
Muscular: spasm, cramp, ache, pain
Nervous: nerve pain, poor brain function, foggy brain
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skin: bacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs

Safety of Pepper (Black) essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

No topical max – but always dilute!

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