Essential Oil Black Pepper

$18.70

Often called the king of spices, black pepper is known to offer a number of health benefits while providing an excellent depth of flavor to any dish. The use of black pepper in the diet helps promote weight loss, improve digestion, relieve cold and cough, boost metabolism, and treat skin problems.

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Black Pepper – Piper nigrum

A pinch of black pepper added to any recipe works as more than just a flavor enhancer. Often called the king of spices, black pepper is known to offer a number of health benefits while providing an excellent depth of flavor to any dish. The use of black pepper in the diet helps promote weight loss, improve digestion, relieve cold and cough, boost metabolism, and treat skin problems.

Black pepper is the fruit of the black pepper plant from the Piperaceae family and is used as both, spice and a medicine. The chemical piperine, present in black pepper, causes the spiciness. It is native to Kerala, the southern state of India. Since ancient times, black pepper is one of the most widely-traded spices in the world. It is not a seasonal plant making it available throughout the year. When dried, this plant derived spice is referred to as a “peppercorn”.  Due to its antibacterial properties, pepper is used to preserve food. Black pepper is also a very good anti-inflammatory agent.

Health Benefits:

  • anti tumour properties
  • improves digestion
  • weight loss
  • skin care
  • provides respiratory relief
  • antibacterial quality
  • enhances bioavailability
  • improves cognitive function
  • gives relief from peptic ulcers
  • prevents asthma

Available in two sizes:    5 ml  $18.70    10 ml $27.10