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  • 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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