Latin Name: piper nigrum General Description Black Pepper has both and culinary purposes and have been used in the East as such for over 4,000 years. It is a herbaceous oil that is warming and stimulating to both mind and body. This oil is ideal for massaging on both the abdomen and muscles. Black Pepper is native to India but also cultivated extensively in tropical countries. The bulk of the Black Pepper supply is cultivated and distilled in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Madagascar but is also distilled in Europe and the USA from imported dried material. Black Pepper Folklore Because pepper can be stored for many years without losing its flavor and aroma, it has long been known as the master spice. Pepper was so precious in ancient times that it was used as money to pay taxes, tributes, dowries, and rent. It was weighed like gold and used as a common medium of exchange. In A.D. 410, when Rome was captured, 3,000 pounds of pepper were demanded as ransom. How It's Made The steam distillation of the dried and crushed peppercorns produces the oil.
Helps with Arthritis
Helps with Rheumatism
Sprain Pain Relief
Improves Muscle Tone
Prevents Flatulence Increases Appetite Helps with Heartburn Reduces Nausea Useful for Colic Helps with Diarrhea Helps with Constipation
Nervous System<> Helps with Stress-Related Disorders Recommended for Nerve Spasms Reduces Frigidity
Fights Viral Infections
Battles Common Cold and Influenza
Helps with Inflammation
Helps with Chills Treats Inflamed Mucous Membranes
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Black Pepper should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.