The plant originated from India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Madagascar and
the oil is mostly made in India.
Its a climbing perennial plant which will climb 20 or more feet but for
commercial purposes it is restricted to 12 feet. The plant is rooting at the
nodes and stem glabrous. Berry globular, when wipe turning black after
dying. It is a strong and sharp spicy smelling oil and bitter to taste. Oil
is a pale yellow irritating liquid with a sharp peppery odor and is obtained
by steam distillation of the unripe dried fruit (peppercorns) of the plant
Piper nigrum (black pepper). Oil is commonly used in food, healing oils and
Crisp, Fresh, Peppercorn aroma
Black pepper oil has various chemical compounds that include Limonene,
Pinene, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Beta-caryophyllene, Beta-bisabolene,
Sabinene, Linalol, Pinocarveol, Alpha, Terpineol, Camphene and Terpenene.
It is extracted by steam distillation.
Pepper oil Therapeutic Effects:
The therapeutic properties of black pepper oil include analgesic,
antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, aphrodisiac, diaphoretic, digestive,
diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, rubefacient and tonic (especially of the
spleen). It helps in eradicating problems like Aching muscles, arthritis,
chilblains, constipation, muscle cramps, poor circulation, sluggish
digestion. Black pepper oil can be used to help in the treatment of pain
relief, rheumatism, chills, flu, colds, increase circulation, exhaustion,
nerve tonic, fevers muscular aches, physical and emotional coldness. It
furthermore increases the flow of saliva, stimulates appetite, encourages
peristalsis, tones the colon muscles and is a general digestive tonic. Black
pepper essential oil can be used in a chest rub to help relieve congestion
and flu symptoms. It can be used in relaxing bath. Vegetable oil is added
for truly moisturizing experiencing. It is also act as an relaxing body
Stimulating for the mind, aiding concentration and strengthening the
nerves.Helpful for coldness, indifference and apathy.
Effects on the body: A warming oil, excellent for poor circulation, anemia
and after heavy bleeding, invaluable for muscular aches and pains of all
descriptions, restores tone to the skeletal muscles and generally dispels
Flavor applications :
It is mainly used as gourmet in food additives. Pepper is mainly marinate
with salt and vinegar and as a preservative.Ingredients - Southwest-Style
Chicken Egg Rolls, filling, corn, onions, black beans (black beans, water),
fully cooked seasoned chicken breast with rib meat (Chicken breast with rib
meat, water, salt, sugar, sodium acid pyrophosphate, rosemary), monterey
jack cheese (cultured pasteurized milk, salt, enzymes), tomatoes, cabbage,
whey Powder, seasoning blend (salt, monosodium glutamate, food starch
modified, onion powder, garlic powder, dextrose, hydrolyzed corn protein,
dehydrated parsley, spice, extractive of turmeric), precooked long grain
rice, cottonseed oil, modified food starch, cilantro, sugar, key lime juice
concentrate and garlic.
Cosmetics and toiletries:
It is an wonderful addition to men fragrances. It is an excellent
anti-oxidant agent. It is used as an fixative and as well as binding agent
in resin industry.
Black pepper is used in blending other essential oils. Used alogwith other
essential oils in perfumery. Also used as an important ingredient in
pharmaceutical and naturopathy products.