Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Madagascar
Composition: 100% Black Pepper essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation
Active Constituents: (+)-Limonene, β-Caryophyllene, α-Pinene, β-Pinene, δ-3-Carene
Color: Colorless to greenish to pale blue
About: With its hot and earthy scent, Black Pepper is the world’s most popular culinary spice. Black peppercorns, from which the essential oil is distilled, are the fruit of the Black Pepper flowering tropical vine. Black Pepper has a rich history dating back thousands of years in herbal medicine, economics, cuisine, and in trade and war. Historically, Black Pepper was used to preserve food as it was transported and stored. Its warming and stimulating characteristics are believed to promote circulation and healthy muscles.
Common Uses: Black pepper essential oil can be found in formulations for sore muscles and joints, immune support, and cleaning.
Blending Recommendations: Black pepper has a spicy scent with deep base tones.
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Safety Information: Black Pepper can be used with most populations in proper dilutions. Do not use with children under 5.
Maximum adult dilution: 5%; 30 drops per ounce.
Black Pepper essential oil contains 18 primary constituents.
Shelf Life: 4 years in proper conditions before the quality declines.
Storage: Store with cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight. Black Pepper is sensitive to oxidation and can be stored in the refrigerator for extended shelf life.
Notes: No GMOs, No Pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.