The black pepper essential oil has been used for more than 4,000 years. Archeologists found out references to black pepper use in India, Egypt, Greece and Rome. The oldest cookbook known from Mesopotamia and Egypt mention black pepper as a basic ingredient.
It is said that the Romans loved too adding pepper to their food; and we all know that Egyptians included this spice at mummifying process.
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE RESOURCE
Did you know you can use black pepper essential oil as an Alternative Medicine's resource? It's usually available in health food stores, but you can purchase it online, too. 👇
If you buy black pepper essential oil for drinking, be careful. Assure yourself to get high-quality, 100% pure-grade product that’s made by a trustworthy and reputable company. If you choose a CO2-extracted black pepper oil, you'll get less alcohol left in the product.
Regardless these issues, there are other ways to achieve the black pepper's benefits: It can be inhaled, diffused as an ambient, warming aroma; and applied topically since its uses go far beyond flavoring your food.
OPTIONS TO USE BLACK PEPPER ESSENTIAL OIL
Apply black pepper essential oil to create a warming sensation, so use small doses and dilute it with a carrier oil, like coconut oil, jojoba oil or almond oil. You can use a 1:1 dilution, especially if you apply the oil to sensitive skin.
You can also add add 3–5 drops of black pepper oil to a warm compress and apply to increase circulation and blood flow to the muscles and nerves.
Are you experiencing constipation, diarrhea and gas? take 1–2 drops of black pepper oil internally by adding it to a smoothie, soup or savory dish.
You can apply topically for stomach diseases, to relieve muscle injuries and tendonitis, or respiratory issues. It is good too to relieve arthritis and rheumatism.
Black pepper essential oil invigorates senses, so it is used to enhance mental clarity as well as to reduce cigarette cravings, or even for detox purposes. Try it, you'll love it!