Black Pepper Essential Oil 1 Litre (1000ml). Yet another fantastic 100% essential oil far cheaper than anyone else! All our oils are of the highest grade available as we use lots of natural oils in our products. You will always receive fresh stock with a long shelf life. All of our 1 Litre essential oils are supplied in a silver canister with tamper evident cap.
Oil Properties It is a strong and sharp spicy smelling oil and is faintly reminiscent of clove oil, yet more refined. It can range in colour from light amber to yellow-green and has a watery viscosity. Origin The plant originated from India, Malaysia, Madagascar, China and Indonesia and the oil is mostly made in Singapore, India and Malaysia. The plant The plant is originally a forest plant and this climbing woody vine uses trees or other supports to grow to about twenty feet high, but is normally kept to about 12 feet for commercial purposes and has a lifespan of about twenty years. The word pepper is derived from the Latin word piper, which in turn is taken from the Sanskrit word pippali.
It has been used since the times of the Ancient Romans and Greeks. The unripe, sun-dried peppercorns (fruit) are used for the extraction of the oil, using steam distillation which produces a yield of nearly 2%. The essential oil is composed of various chemical constituents and includes the following; a-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, sabinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene, b-farnesene, b-bisabolene, linalool and terpinen-4-ol.Black pepper oil may cause irritation to sensitive skins and using too much could over-stimulate the kidneys. It should be avoided in pregnancy due to its possible skin sensitizing effect. The item "1 Litre Black Pepper Pure Essential Oil (1000ml)" is in sale since Monday, May 08, 2017. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Natural & Alternative Remedies\Aromatherapy". The seller is "uk-freshskin" and is located in nottingham, Nottinghamshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain.