- Color: Pale whitish yellow to greenish-yellow
- Oil Consistency: Watery
- Scent: Warm, fresh, spicy, woody, strong, peppery
- Perfumery Note: Top / middle
Action: Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, aphrodisiac, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, rubefacient, tonic (especially of the spleen).
Benefits, Indications: May increase cellular oxygenation, support the digestive glands, stimulate the endocrine system, increase energy and help rheumatoid arthritis. It may also help with loss of appetite, chills, cholera, respiratory infections, indigestion, constipation, coughs, diarrhea, dysentery, influenza, nausea, neuralgia, poor circulation, poor muscle tone, quinsy, sprains, toothache, vertigo, viruses and vomiting.
Chemical Constituents: A-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, sabinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene, b-farnesene, b-bisabolene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol
Precautions: Black pepper oil may cause irritation to sensitive skins and using too much could over-stimulate the kidneys. It should be avoided in pregnancy due to its possible skin sensitizing effect.
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