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Black Pepper Essential Oil

£5.50

Black Pepper Essential Oil
Latin name: piper nigrum

One of the ingredients of 'Friars Balsam'
Extraction by steam distillation, made from unripe, sun-dried red fruit (peppercorns) of the plant

Properties:
Watery viscosity
Strong, sharp, spicy smell reminiscent of clove
Colour is light amber to yellow/green

Uses:
In treatment of pain relief and muscular aches
Rheumatism
For chills, colds, flu and fevers
Exhaustion
Coldness, both physical and emotional
As a nerve tonic
Increases flow of saliva, stimulating the appetite
Encourages peristalsis, tones the muscles of the colon, and acts as a general tonic for the digestive system

Other applications:
Use in the bath to sooth bruises
Blended in a base cream it can increase circulation to the skin

Warnings:
Can cause irritation to sensitive skin
NOT to be used during pregnancy
Not for babies, infants or children under 12

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO TRANSPORT AND MAILING REGULATIONS WE CANNOT SEND OIL-BASED PRODUCTS FROM THE UK TO INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS

 

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