Black Pepper Essential Oil

RM89.00RM980.00

OVERVIEW
Black pepper is one of the most commonly used spices in the world, adding warmth and zest to savory dishes. It has been popular in India for thousands of years and is now easy to find almost anywhere on the planet. It has been employed medicinally in both Ayurveda and TCM and more recently in herbal folk healing practices. In modern times, numerous studies have confirmed its healing properties. Several derivatives of black pepper, such as piperine, have shown promise in supporting the health of the digestive system and as an antioxidant. Further, it has demonstrated that it can enhance the absorption of other nutrients when taken simultaneously.

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ORIGIN
Sri Lanka

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Piper nigrum

PARTS USED
Dried fruits often referred to as ‘peppercorns’

HERBAL ACTIONS
Alterative, expectorant, energizer, carminative

CONSTITUENTS
Essential oil containing the monoterpenes sabinene, pinene, limonene, terpinene, pinene, myrcene, carene and mono¬terpene derivatives (borneol, carvone, carvacrol, 1,8-cineol, linalool), sesqui¬terpenes such as caryophyllene, humulene, bisabolone and caryophyllene oxide and ketone, alkaloids such as piperine, chavicina, piperic acid, piperidine, various vitamins and minerals.

PRECAUTIONS
Specific: Consumption of the fruit should not exceed small amounts for use as a spice.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.