black pepper essential oil
Black Pepper essential oil has a warming effect on the skin so is ideal for arthritis, cramps and muscle ache.
Black Pepper is a spicy oil with fiery top notes and a warm sharp woody oriental undertone.
When added to carrier oils, it can be rubbed into sore, tired muscles to relax and soothe them.
The warming effect from the pepper can work to relieve the pain from arthritis. It also soothes cramps, sprains and pulled muscles.
For blemish-prone skin it works well to reduce and eliminate breakouts.
Black pepper essential oil contains both vitamin A and K, making it an ideal choice for treating fine lines or wrinkles. It also improves circulation and helps to effectively reduce visible cellulite.
Oils to Blend with
Black Pepper blends well with other spicy oils, blend carefully so as not to over power. Oils which work well with Black Pepper are Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang.
Just before the berries turn into peppercorns (nearly ripe), the berries are crushed and the essential oil is extracted by steam distillation.
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