Black Pepper Essential Oil



Black pepper oil is extracted from the plant Piper nigrum of the Piperaceae family through steam distillation method.  It is a strong and sharp spicy smelling oil and is faintly reminiscent of clove oil, yet more refined. It can range in color from light amber to yellow-green and has a watery viscosity. Black Pepper is considered a condiment or a spice that is very common and popular throughout the world.


Uses & Benefits:



    • Black Pepper Essential Oil is extensively used in culinary applications. It tastes hot and has an appetizing aroma.


    • This warm and spicy essential oil helps to increase warmth of the body and mind, relieving sore muscles and joints, boost the immune and digestive system, stimulate the kidneys and disperse bruising by increasing circulation to the skin.


    • Black pepper is remarkably beneficial for digestion because it stimulates the whole digestive system, from the salivary glands in the mouth to the large intestine, including promoting secretion of digestive juices like acids and bile into the stomach to facilitate digestion.


    • Black pepper can be safely used as a spice for food for people who are on a bland diet or are otherwise forbidden to have chilies.





Black Pepper Essential Oil Specification:


Botanical Name:  Piper nigrum


Common name:   Black Pepper, pepper


Origin:   India


Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled


Parts Used:   Fruit


Note Classification:   Middle


Appearance:   Yellowish brown viscous liquid


Organoleptic Properties:  Strong, sharp, spicy odor


Refractive Index at 20 °C:   1.4640 – 1.4660


Specific Gravity at 20 °C:   0.8760 – 0.8840


Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils


Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.


Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Clove, Juniper Berry, Sandalwood, and Cedarwood


Constituents: Limonene, Pinene, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Beta Caryophyllene, Beta Bisabolene, Sabinene, Linalol, Pinocarveol, Alpha Termineol, Camphene and Alpha Terpenene



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