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Piper nigrum Grown in Sri Lanka

Black Pepper Oil has a strong woody and spicy scent that soothes & warms. Steam distilled & rich in monoterpene, analgesic properties, it is perfect in a sports salve & for aching joints & muscle strain.

Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil

Plant Part: Dried Fruits

Note: Middle to Top Note

Aroma Family: Spicy

Aroma: Fresh, dry-woody, warm, spicy, somewhat sharp like that of ground Black Pepper.


Its warming properties help soothe muscle aches and pains including menstruation whilst increase energy.

Antiseptic, boosts immunity, clears respiratory congestion, energising, soothes muscular discomfort, stimulating, empowers & aids circulation.

Black Pepper essential oil is used in minute quantities in perfumery to pique the interest with the opening (top) notes of the perfume and to add depth to the overall composition.

Blends with:

Basil, Bergamot, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Cypress, FrankincenseGeranium, GingerGrapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, LavenderLemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, PatchouliRose, Rosemary, Sage, Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang.

Black Pepper essential oil “gives interesting effects … in Floral like & Rose bases, in Oriental fragrances, or in modern, dry-aldehydic bases, ambres [sic], etc. The effect in a Rose base is particularly interesting.”1.

Recommended use:

Perfumers use it to add a warm, spicy note; In massage Black Pepper Oil is useful in improving circulation; skin care, blends, burners, soaps and candles.

Care Instructions:

Non toxic, non irritant in dilution. Do not ingest or apply neat to the skin. 

Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.

Easy Recipe:

Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil


50ml bottle & lid or dropper

Bowl for mixing


1 tbsp Arnica Oil

1 tbsp Sweet Almond Oil

5 drops Black Pepper Essential Oil

2 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil

5 drops Ginger Essential Oil


Combine all the ingredients together & transfer to sterilised bottle.

Massage into the affected area. 

Store in cool, dark place. Will keep for 3-6months.

Quick Mental Alertness Recipe:

Apply a 2% dilution behind the ears. Great for meetings, long drives & quick pick-me-up.


1.Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, p. 518.