Black pepper is a tropical climbing vine It grows up to 12 feet in height with small white flowers. As the berries ripen, they turn from green, to orange to red. The berries are picked, dried in the sun, and the color turns to black. Black pepper is native to countries like India, China, Indonesia, Madagascar and Malaysia. Scientifically known as Piper Nigrum.
Black pepper has many uses and in both medical and culinary settings for over 4000 years. Black pepper contains near about 3.5% essential oil.
This oil can be mingled properly with bergamot, juniper, clary sage, frankincense, coriander, orange, lavender, ylang ylang, vetiver, ginger, palmarosa, geranium, sandalwood, rose, myrrh, nutmeg and fennel. Its properties include analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antitumor, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Astringent, Antidepressant, Balancing Homeostatic (stops bleeding), Diuretic, Liver and Pancreas Stimulant, Insect Repellent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, cardiac, carminative, digestive, laxative. One of the most common ways to use the Black pepper essential oils is by diffusing them into the air. This allows the oils to saturate the air in homes with wonderful aromas while helping to kill airborne bacteria and germs, as well as, improve your mood and overall mindset. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of diffusing this great essential oil
- It helps with respiratory diseases
Diffusing black pepper essential oil can help with many respiratory diseases, such as catarrhal, laryngitis, bronchitis etc. This oil is chosen for different digestive related purposes too. To name a few, we can say this oil is used as flatulence prevented, to increase appetite, to cure nausea, diarrhoea, constipation etc.
- It helps get rid of stress
Nervous related problems are treated with black pepper essential oil in aromatherapy. Black pepper essential oil helps to alleviate stress-related disorders, helps to heal nerve spasms, reduces frigidity and helps to fightviral infection. The essential oils also help to fight common cold, influenza, flu etc. Diffusing Black pepper essential oil assists in increasing circulation. Hence, if anytime one faces problem due to poor circulation; diffusing this oil can be recommended.
- It helps with skin treatment
Diffusing black pepper essential oil is very helpful in skin treatment. This oil is used to curedermatitis, bruises, cuts, irritation, wounds etc. In case of various muscles problems, black pepper essential oil works well. It includes arthritis, rheumatism, muscular aches, sprain pain, stiffness, anaemia etc. In aromatherapy, with this oil, muscle tone is improved as well.
- Improved Sleep for the Whole Family
Essential oil diffusers help the whole family sleep better. The positive effects of diffusing essential oils to promote fast, deep sleep is limitless.
Black Pepper safety Tip: This oil is non-toxic; however it can be a mild irritant in baths or massages. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, a skin test is recommended prior to use.
Contact with eyes should be avoided.