- Provides antioxidant support*
- Supports healthy circulation*
- Aids digestion*
- Enhances food flavor
- Soothes anxious feelings*
- Supports feelings of fear, anxiety, overwhelm, self-criticism, doubt.
Application: Aromatic, Topical, Internal Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Hot, sharp, fruity, spicy
Main Chemical Components: Caryophyllene, limonene, carene, sabinene
Plant Part: Fruit
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Black Pepper Essential Oil
Black Pepper is best known as a common cooking spice that enhances the flavor of foods, but its internal and topical benefits are equally noteworthy. This essential oil is high in monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, known for their antioxidant activity* and ability to help ward off environmental and seasonal threats. Black Pepper promotes healthy circulation,* but should be used with caution when applied topically due to its strong warming sensation. It can also help with the digestion of foods,making it an ideal oil to cook with and enjoy both for its flavor and internal benefits.*
Home and Health Uses
- Create a warming, soothing massage by combining oneto two drops with a carrier oil.
- Diffuse or inhale directly to soothe anxious feelings.
- Take one to two drops in veggie caps daily to supporthealthy cellular function.*
- Add to meats, soups, entrees, and salads to enhance food flavor and aid digestion.*
Black pepper is a spice with potent antiviral properties when taken internally, on an emotional level it is helpful in eliminating the “virus” of negative thinking. It pulls up suppressed emotions so they can be dealt with honestly, promoting recovery from addiction and encouraging new ways of thought. Black pepper helps us let go of the old and increases our capacity for the new. It may help those who bottle up emotions to release destructive
The warm, spicy heat that arises from a bottle of doTERRA Black Pepper essential oil is only a precursor to the powerful and deeply potent benefits its contents will bring you. Although Black Pepper is commonly known as a simple table spice, typically paired with salt, it also offers a variety of internal and topical benefits to the human body that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
The high content of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes within Black Pepper essential oil give it antioxidant qualities that serve the body in keeping environmental threats at bay as well as boosting the immune system. Just a couple drops taken internally in a veggie capsule on a daily basis is more than enough to keep you on your feet when foreboding seasonal threats strive to disrupt your rhythms and take you down.
In addition to playing an important role in supporting a healthy immune system, Black Pepper essential oil also promotes healthy circulation in the body. This is in part due to its warming properties. You can capitalize on the many doTERRA Black Pepper essential oil uses by adding a few drops diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil to administer a soothing massage.
Another way to partake of the enlivening capabilities of Black Pepper is by applying it to the bottoms of your feet after an afternoon nap or on a morning when staying in bed seems like a better idea than anything else. These few drops of Black Pepper rubbed into your feet will awaken your senses and bring your body to a state of complete alertness, thereby casting aside the fogginess of abandoned slumber.
The power of Black Pepper is also good for soothing anxious feelings that may arise unexpectedly, especially those connected to past traumatic experiences. You can inhale the aroma directly from the bottle, diffuse it in the room, or place a drop beneath your tongue to experience the unmistakable calming and soothing effects.
And, not surprisingly, doTERRA Black Pepper essential oil is also a beautiful and electric addition to dishes and marinades. This concentrated essence of Black Pepper will bring a powerful punch of flavor to your cuisine with less than a drop. Throw in the digestive benefits of this essential oil, and you’ve found yourself a far superior substitute for the stale pepper that usually rests in the center of your kitchen table.*