A few drops of Black Pepper essential oil can improve other essential oils, perfume blends and specialized massage formulations.
Pepper has a rich history, with wars fought to gain control over the growth of this climbing, tropical shrub. The age-old therapy of Ayurveda mention various historic uses from this herb including an external paste of the seeds, poultices and liniments.
The Ancient Greeks and Romans also utilized the benefits of Black Pepper to aid the performance of athletes and help maintain healthy skin.
Native to India, the black pepper plant grows to about 10 feet in height and has clusters of small white flowers. As the berries ripen, they turn from green to orange to red. After the berries are picked, they are left in the sun to dry, which turns their color to black. Derived from the partially dried, unripe fruit, Black Pepper essential oil is extracted through steam distillation.
Black Pepper essential oil possesses a unique versatility that is both energizing and warming. In addition to invigorating the senses, the essential oil is used to enhance clarity. Yoga teachers and fitness trainers often recommend Black Pepper preparations for overworked muscles. It is a favorite among athletes and those with active lifestyles.
**Euro droppers are not included with 4 oz bottles**