- Additional Name(s): Pink Peppercorn
- Color: Clear
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: Crisp, fresh, peppercorn aroma.
Action: Antiseptic, antiviral, stimulant, bactericidal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antioxidant, antirheumatic, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, anticancerous, analgesic,antihemorrhagic, cardiotonic, aperient, digestive stimulant
Benefits, Indications: Pink pepper is botanically unrelated to black pepper, but is used in many of the same ways as both a spice and essential oil. Pink Pepper is helpful for treating poor circulation, arthritis, respiratory ailments, digestive problems, infections, and viral illnesses.
This essential oil is reported to be a strong antifungal said to aid conditions of candida and other fungi/yeasts; is good for colds, flu and upper respiratory infections; believed to increase blood circulation; recommended for its anti-inflammatory action with arthritis and rheumatism; and is a viable insecticidal. Numerous scientific studies give credence to these claims.
Chemical Constituents: b-myrcene, a-phellandrene, p-cymene, delta-cadinene, limonene, b-phellandrene
Companion Oils: Black pepper, cardamom, carrot seed, citrus oils, clary sage, clove, frankincense, geranium, ginger, lavender, juniper, marjoram, myrrh, nutmeg, palo santo, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, tea tree, vetiver, yarrow, ylang ylang
Precautions: Not compatible with homeopathic treatment. Possible sensitization in some individuals; err on side of caution-seek advice first if pregnant.
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