Black Pepper a warming, spicy oil, black pepper has strong antiseptic properties. It’s stimulating aroma has a clearing effect on the the mind, making this a useful oil for improving focus, while its ability to boost circulation can revive muscles and joints and speed the healing of bruises.
Message from Black Pepper:
You are protected. You are surrounded by good energy, there is no reason to be fearful. You can move forward with trust and support. Black pepper is connected with the 3rd chakra. The third chakra is called Manipura, which means “lustrous gem.” Located around the navel in the area of the solar plexus and up to the breastbone, it is a source of personal power and governs self-esteem, warrior energy, and the power of transformation.
Black pepper is good for eases aches and pains. Black pepper’s main constituent, piperine and is an anti-inflammatory, which makes this essential oil a potent ingredient in ointments and salves for aching limbs and sore muscles. The oil also has a warming action that is effective for relieving sports injuries and improving muscle tone. A fun fact is that studies have shown that inhaling black pepper vapors can help reduce cravings for cigarettes.
In a diffuser, if your “can do” attitude is feeling a little worn out. Add 3 – 4 drops of black pepper essential oil to a diffuser, vaporizer or oil burner to improve motivation and help your levels of concentration.
In a massage oil, for a general massage, black pepper essential oil is best used as part of an oil blend. To make a quick oil blend to reduce bruising and relieve sore muscles and joints, add 15 drops of black pepper oil to 1 tablespoon of base oil and apply locally.
Safe usage: nontoxic, nonirritant in dulution.