Pepper Green

Piper nigrum



THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, carminative, circulatory stimulant, detoxifying, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, aphrodisiac

AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, muscles

RESONANCE: physical, mental

PLANT FAMILY: Piperaceae


EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

APPLICATION: Should be diluted well. It can then be applied to the feet or to any area of the body.

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Green pepper is slightly milder when diffused than black pepper. It is uplifting to the mind and soothing to the senses.

EMOTIONAL – SPIRITUAL – MENTAL ASPECTS: When the mind becomes tired or dull before an important project is completed, green pepper essential oil can revive the mind and the spirits, helping one to stay awake and focused for a bit longer. Green pepper is considered an aphrodisiac.

PHYSICAL ASPECT: Like black pepper, green pepper can be used as an expectorant. It can also be used to improve muscle tone.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Green pepper essential oil is derived from the green berries of the Piper nigrum plant, while black pepper essential oil is derived from the ripened and dried berries.

CAUTIONS: Should be used well-diluted, but is less likely to cause skin irritation than black pepper.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.


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