Black Pepper is best known as a common cooking spice that enhances the flavour of foods. This essential oil is high in monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, known as antioxidants. It is an ideal oil to cook with, enjoyed both for its flavour and ease of use.
HOW TO USE:
Diffusion: Use one to two drops in diffuser of choice.
Food flavour use: Add 1 or 2 drops to food.
Black Pepper Use
Taken internally, Black Pepper provides antioxidant support and aids the immune, circulatory, and digestive systems. Black Pepper is rich in the chemical components caryophyllene and limonene. Recent research suggests that caryophyllene can support healthy osteoblast—the cells responsible for maintaining bone structure—function.* Limonene is the chemical component found abundantly in citrus oils and accounts for their cleansing and purifying properties.
AROMA:Hot, sharp, fruity, spicy
COLLECTION: Steam distillation of Fruit
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: Caryophyllene, limonene, sabinene
Keep out of reach of children. Possible skin sensitivity. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
In ancient Greece and Rome, black pepper was extremely popular and was even used as bartering currency.