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Black Pepper Essential Oil

Piper Nigrum

Dolphin Clinic Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum) essential oil is a stimulating oil said to strengthen the nervous system. Maybe useful for muscular aches and pains, tired stiff muscles. Warming. Metabolic stimulant.  10ml.

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10 ml

Common Uses

To achieve the best results it is necessary to dilute the concentrated essential oil before application. Burners and light bulb rings are effective ways to disperse the oil aroma. Or add to a carrier oil and massage into the skin.

A compress for painful joints: Add 3 drops black pepper, 2 drops chamomile, 2 drops marjoram to a bowl of hot or cold water and apply to the affected area as directed.

Suggested Dosage

Suggestions for use: 5 drops in 10ml of carrier oil for massage and bath - Both before and after physical performance and as a warming and energising tonic when treating colds and flu.

Health Information

The illustrated guide to healing remedies tells us this about Black Pepper Essential oil

Properties and uses:  Black pepper stimulates the nervous, digestive and circulatory systems which makes it good for poor circulation, digestion and drowsiness.  It also has a laxative effect, tones the muscles of the colon, soothes the stomach, helps to prevent food poisoning and stimulates the appetite.

As a rubefacient (for topical application that produces redness of the skin) it helps with rheumatic and arthritic pain, poor muscle tone, and muscular pain, poor muscle tone and muscular aches and pains.  It helps the immune system fight off infections and viruses, warms against chills and as an expectorant it clears mucus from the chest.


Pure Black Pepper (piper nigrum) essential oil.  Steam distilled. Country of Origin: Madagascar


Keep out of reach of children. Not recommended to use during pregnancy. Not to be taken internally.  Use well diluted. Using undiluted may irritate the skin.



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