Uses & benefits of black pepper Essential oil
Benefits of Diffusion: Its aroma is warming yet energizing and stimulating effect which can help boost memory and cognitive function to improve mental clarity and focus.
When inhaled via diffusion it has a diuretic and detoxifying effect to help rid the body of harmful toxins by helping to increase the frequency of urination.
Its expectorant and decongestant benefits help expel phlegm to eliminate congestion in the respiratory tract and lungs to relieve issues like colds, coughs, sinusitis and bronchitis.
Its best not to use Black Pepper EO at night or at least 4 hours before bed-time as it may interfere with the ability to sleep due to its stimulating effect.
Topical use benefits: Its warming effect which is beneficial in soothing tight muscles and recurring aches and pains especially after a vigorous work out or sports.
Apply to lower abdomen and lower back to aid digestive issues, expel excess gas which helps when dealing with constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion etc.
Apply to the chest and upper back for respiratory relief when battling with colds, catarrh, or other issues of obstructed respiratory tracts.
Massage into swollen joints to help soothe inflammation and reduce swelling from arthritis and rheumatism.
Other attributed therapeutic benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil include: Anti-parasitic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, diuretic, disinfectant, antispasmodic, carminative, mild purgatory, circulatory.
Skincare benefits: As a natural skincare ingredient in a moisturizer/serum for its amazing skin purifying effects to help eliminate toxins and bacteria from the skin's surface and open up the pores to allow them breathe properly which helps it thrive and glow with health.
It is also brightening, helps eliminate blemishes, even out the complexion and improve skin health for more radiant, healthy, even toned skin.
Its rejuvenating and regenerating action helps boost collagen production to aid in the battle against free radical and environmental damage, diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and scarring to prevent premature aging and renew mature skin makes it an amazing anti-aging skincare ingredient.
Anecdotal information claims that it helps stimulate and boost pigment production and is often used in treating vitiligo.
Haircare benefits: Helps stimulate circulation in the scalp which helps increase blood flow in the root of the hair shaft.
Helps revitalize, nourish and strengthen the hair to prevent hair loss, breakage and shedding and also improve hair growth.
It also helps detoxify the scalp and remove accumulated dirt, dust and product build, treat and prevent dandruff for a cleaner healthier scalp.