Black Pepper Essential Oil Uses
Cognitive support and brain health. Source: Dorene Petersen, Presentation: Clinical Use of Aromatherapy for Brain Health: 7 Essential Oils. August 9, 2017, New Brunswick, NJ. Alliance of International Aromatherapists 2017 Conference. AIA 2017 Conference Proceedings page 221-222.
Aching muscles, analgesic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, aperitif, aphrodisiac, arthritis, bactericidal, carminative, chilblains, constipation, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, muscle cramps, poor circulation, rubefacient, sluggish digestion, stimulant (nervous, circulatory, digestive), stomachic, tonic, quitting smoking and nicotine addiction.
References: Julia Lawless, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Updated Edition) (London: Harper Thorsons, 2014), 162-163. Maria Lis-Balchin, Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals (United Kingdom: Pharmaceutical Press, 2006), 101.
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Strength of Initial Aroma
Black Pepper Essential Oil smells crisp, fresh and somewhat peppery.
Possible Substitute Oils
Copaiba, Basil (linalool CT), Thyme (Thuyanol-4-CT)
Blends Well With
Basil, Cardamom, Cassia, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Pine, Ravensara, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Source: Dr. Scott A. Johnson, Evidence-Based Essential Oil Therapy The Ultimate Guide to the Therapeutic And Clinical Application of Essential Oils (First Edition) (Scott A. Johnson Professional Writing Serices, LLC), 53-55.
|GRAS Status||Safe for Kids||Pregnancy Safe||Nursing Safe||Fur-Baby Safe||Shelf-Life|
Source: Shirley Price, The Aromatherapy Workbook (Hammersmith, London: Thorsons, 1993), 54-5.
Recommended Dilution Range
5%-20%; 50% for some conditions
Black Pepper Essential Oil Safety Information
Tisserand and Young do not indicate any special precautions when using Black Pepper Oil. However, they precaution to avoid use of the oil if it has oxidized. Reading Tisserand and Young’s full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 384-385.]
General Safety Information
Do not take essential oils internally nor apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Read, Birkat Natural’s, Guide to Diluting Essential Oils, for general dilution information. If you are currently experiencing pregnancy, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, have any other medical problem, or are otherwise under the care of a physician, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Carefully read Birkat Natural’s Essential Oil Safety Information page, before using any essential oil. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.
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