Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Black Pepper
- Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
Black pepper oil comes from the fruit (peppercorns) of the Piper nigrum plant. It has a warm, spicy, peppery scent. It has a diuretic and stimulating effect.
Relieves indigestion, heartburn, flatulence and constipation. Improves appetite. Increases saliva.
Fights colds and flu.
Alleviates sinus congestion.
- Don't use black pepper oil during pregnancy.
- It may irritate sensitive skin.