Black Pepper Essential Oil

Piper nigrum

Black pepper has a warm, spicy, peppery aroma, very much like sniffing your pepper grinder! However, the essential oil is more woody than the fragrance of freshly ground pepper, and may be a bit more earthy as well.

Fragrance Notes: Peppery, Spicy, Warm, Woody

About Black Pepper Essential Oil

Benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil

Black pepper has a warming quality that is useful in massage oils and baths for treating tired, sore muscles.

Emotionally, the scent of black pepper creates heat, promoting courage and stamina.

Therapeutic Properties of Black Pepper Essential Oil

Analgesic, Antibiotic, Antiemetic, Antiseptic, Antitoxic, Carminative, Digestive, Rubefacient, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic

Precautions When Using Black Pepper Essential Oil

Observe the standard safety guidelines when using Black Pepper essential oil.

Black pepper should never be used undiluted on the skin as it can cause irritation or sensitization.

Buying Black Pepper Essential Oil

Typically, Black Pepper essential oil sells for around $30 per ounce.

Recommended Sources for Black Pepper Essential Oil

The following are reputable sources for Black Pepper essential oils and extracts.

Black pepper essential oil at Mountain Rose Herbs

Essential Oils Similar to Black Pepper

Allspice, Pink Pepper, Clove