Pepper, Black Essential Oil (Piper nigrum)


Pepper, Black may also be referred to as pepper plant, pepper, pimentero. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the peppercorns.


Black pepper oil comes from the fruit (peppercorns) of the Piper nigrum plant. It has a warm, spicy, peppery scent. It has a diuretic and stimulating effect.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Spicy Strong Warm Woody

  • Common Name(s): pepper plant, pepper, pimentero
  • Synonyms(s) for Piper nigrum: Muldera multinervis, Piper colonum, Piper glyphicum, Piper malabarense, Piper rotundum

  • Botanical Family: Piperaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Piper
  • Chemical Family: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes
  • Perfumery Note: Base/Middle
  • Indigenous Country: India
  • Cultivation: Distiller is Certified Organic
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Peppercorns
  • Shelf Life: 3-4 years
  • Ethically and sustainably sourced Ethically and sustainably sourced
  • Organic Organic
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Cautions & Safety

Cautions when using Pepper, Black:

It may irritate sensitive skin.

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities


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