Black Pepper


Often used in ‘blends to calm addictions’ for the calming effects it leaves on the nervous system.


Botanical Name: Piper Nigrum
Origin: India

About Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • It is distilled from the peppercorns
  • A versatile oil; used in Ayurveda and perfumery
  • Often used in blends for weight loss and easing cravings associated with addiction
  • A great oil to use in cooking, when diluted with awareness

How to Use Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • Can assist a toothache with a direct application from a Q-tip that has 1-2 drops of oil on it. Try less first, watching how much the Q-tip is absorbing the oil. Great with Clove oil too (steam distilled only, not Co2)

For weight loss, lymph stimulation:

3 oz. carrier: Mustard, Almond, or Jojoba (or a mixture)
Use as a massage blend over areas that absorb blockage
(belly, thighs, etc) 2 x daily for 10 days then 1x, with on-going health actions, including food that supports weight loss

Other Ways To Use Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • Add 1 drop after pulling a Corn chowder soup off the stove, that serves 1-2 Never cook with the oils, they will lose their flavor and efficacy
  • Add 1 drop to melted ghee with sprinkled in Himalayan salt and pour over organic popcorn cooked in coconut oil

Deep and grounding diffuser blend: in a small bottle create a blend to use for your diffuser or to sprinkle around your car

Use in Ayurveda for Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • Decreases Kapha
  • Excessively increases Pitta and Vata

Aromatic Profile and Product Details of Black Pepper Essential Oil

The aroma of Black Pepper oil is reminiscent of freshly ground peppercorns. It does not irritate the eyes or make you sneeze as ground peppercorns can.

Emotionally, Black Pepper oil is stimulating and is a nice choice to add to blends that enhance alertness and stamina.

Blends well with These Essential Oils

Safety Considerations for Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • Do not use with inflammatory conditions of the digestive organs (if you are healing your belly with herbs)
  • Activates Pitta, avoid with strong Pitta types unless properly diluted

History or facts of Black Pepper Essential Oil

It’s oddly used in many perfumes as an ‘anchor’ scent to ground the florals that often take over.

A great oil rich in minerals and vitamins; vitamin-A (Beta Carotene), vitamin-K, calcium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin-K, Phosphorus, potassium, selenium. Therapeutic properties are digestive, antispasmodic, anti-rheumatic, anti-arthritic, antibacterial, and antioxidant substance.

Additional information


Sample, 5 mL, 10 mL, 15 mL


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