black pepper oil
binomial name: piper nigrum
best known as a culinary spice, the dried berries of piper nigrum are steam-distilled to an extract an oil often used in aromatherapy and to body treatments
benefit: often cultivated in india, when mixed with other essential oils, black pepper oil creates a warming sensation on the skin, increasing circulation while treating muscle pains and aches. an anti-inflammatory, piper nigrum also aids in digestion, stimulates the immune system, and is used to treat cold and flu.
The following products contain black pepper oil: