- Species: Piper nigrum
- Plant family: Piperaceae
- Origin: India
- Note: Middle to top
- Extraction method: Steam distilled
- Black Pepper may cause irritation to sensitive skins. Always spot test first. Care should also be taken as using too much of this essential oil could over-stimulate the kidneys. It should also be avoided in pregnancy due to its possible skin sensitizing effect.
Limonene 23%, Linalool 1%.
Black Pepper Essential Oil
Keep away from children. For external use only, keep away from eyes. Do not ingest. Always blend with a carrier oil before adding to skin or bath water. Seek medical advice prior to use if you are pregnant, breast feeding or if you have an existing medical condition. If a skin reaction occurs stop use immediately and wash area well with soap and water. Seek medical advice if symptoms persist.