Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum)

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The word ‘pepper’ is derived from the Latin word piper, which was taken from the Sanskrit word pippali.

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Description

Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum) – This climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years. The word ‘pepper’ is derived from the Latin word piper, which was taken from the Sanskrit word pippali.

Botanical Name: Piper Nigrum

Main Constituents:
β-Caryophyllene: 24.2%
d-3Carene: 14.2%

Plant Part: Dried Berries

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin colourless to pale greenish yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Black Pepper Essential Oil has a sharp, spicy scent faintly reminiscent of Clove.

Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.

Product Abstract:

Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum) – This climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years. The word ‘pepper’ is derived from the Latin word piper, which was taken from the Sanskrit word pippali. It has been by the Greeks and Romans. The Turks levied a tax on pepper, while during the Middle Ages the Dutch, the French and the Portuguese often went to war to fight over this lucrative trade with the Far East.

Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. Using too much of this oil could over-stimulate the kidneys. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

Popular carrier oil choice: Fractionated Coconut Oil

Additional information

Weight .2 kg
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 12 cm
Size

100ml, 15ml