Pepper oil (Piper nigrum)

Pepper is the oldest in our well-known spice. It comes from India, China, Sumatra and Java. Pepper oil has warming properties and can make breathing easier for coughs and colds. In a warming massage oil pepper oil is not only physically cheap at a sore muscles, but also mentally warming in “psychological cold conditions” and disappointments.

The pepper oil

The black pepper from which to win this oil is a climbing plant that is found as a wild plant growing in tropical regions. It can reach up to 15 meters in length, is dangling fruit stands where growing stone fruits that give us sharp and not become indispensable spice. Pepper is really to be found in any kitchen and will probably added to almost any dish.

In the grains of pepper an ingredient is included, the so-called piperine, which is responsible for the sharpness. This ingredient but is not found again in the essential oil. The essential oil of pepper stimulates but still our blood flow strongly, as well as our metabolism. This helps, for example, during prolonged loss of appetite or even the common cold.

The pepper is one of the oldest spices in the world, he was once even so valuable that you could earn treasures it. And each of us also knows well the saying “Go to where the pepper grows” – the pepper was thus formerly ubiquitous.

The essential oil of pepper is obtained by a so-called steam distillation of the pepper seeds. it takes around ten kilos of seeds for about 20 grams of essential oil.

The pepper oil smells spicy and fresh, a bit of nutmeg, it has a scent that many people perceive as exotic.

The essential pepper oil helps fight viruses and bacteria, it triggers the mucus, so you can use in a cold this oil wonderful. Expectoration of mucus easier, you can breathe easier, also the fever is lowered and strengthens the body’s defense mechanism.

You can use the pepper oil in a fragrance lamp, you should then but mix with other scents. You can use this oil in bath products, it has a particularly good blood circulation promoting effect, for example in cold baths.

Massages with this oil are possible as well as the use as a compress or a cold oil – the pepper oil is really versatile – especially when it comes to colds and flu infections. But even with spasms of the muscles, circulatory disorders or if someone constantly freezes, this oil can help wonderful.

If you give a little oil from the Black pepper in jojoba oil, you have a liniment for the chest or feet, has a strong warming, which stimulates blood circulation, and strengthens the immune system.

If you suffer from nausea, you can add two drops of the oil on a handkerchief and inhale the vapors. Inhaling the fragrance of black pepper will even help if you want to quit smoking, according to studies.

If you give some of the oil in a cream, a massage can thus stimulating digestion and support, it helps for constipation and bloating. To do this, add 5 drops of black pepper oil in 30 ml of carrier cream.

On our psyche, the essential oil of pepper has a strengthening and building, it gives us more confidence, it has a direct and significant impact on our central nervous system. The concentration is increased, also improves memory and fatigue is distributed by this oil. The oil gives us new strength and courage, if you want to start something new and wants to turn ideas into action.

Pepper oil are perfume blends a spicy note.

The fragrance is at once soothing and stimulating (causing).

Pepper oil may help for toothache, similar to clove oil. to dab the tooth with the oil.

Pepper oil increases the oxygen supply to the body cells, our bodies can therefore absorb more oxygen, which is especially athletes should appreciate.

Useful and interesting

Indian monks ate seven to nine peppercorns per day if they were on long journeys – apparently they see in the peppercorns a great energy booster.

In Chinese medicine, used the pepper against malaria, cholera, dysentery, diarrhea and other digestive problems.

In Greece the pepper is considered as a remedy for fever and is used to support the stomach. The essential oil of pepper is especially known for its effect on the digestive system, it is considered a powerful stimulant for the digestive system and as a remedy for indigestion, flatulence, nausea and loss of appetite.

Black pepper has a warming effect, it helps with pain caused by lack of blood flow to the muscles, or even with painful joints. Together with basil, this effect intensified.

Pepper oil is found in many massage mixtures to increase blood circulation. Pepper oil also increases the blood formation and to strengthen the spleen.

Beautiful scent experiences you can get when you mix the pepper oil with oils such as lavender, frankincense or cedar.

By the way, along the lines of “Sharp makes sharp”: pepper oil is an aphrodisiac, can make you want more. this property is enhanced by a mixture of ylang-ylang – try could always.

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