HE22 | Green Pepper Oil

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HE22 | Green Pepper Oil

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~ Piper Nigrum ~

Pepper grows as a woody, climbing and flowering vine that can reach up to five meters. The oil is extracted from the pepper plant's un-ripened red berries.


Uses:
This oil's warming action is used to relieve aches and stiffness associated with sprains and muscular strains. It stimulates the appetite, circulation and metabolism.

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. Mix with water for use as hydrosol.

Botanical Name:
Piper nigrum The word pepper originates from the Latin piper which in turn comes from the Sanskrit pippali.

Oil Characteristics:
Clear to turquoise-blue in color, it has a thin consistency. In perfumery, it is a middle note and the scent is spicy, sharp and reminiscent of freshly ground pepper.

Chemical Characteristics:
a-pinene 30.7 b-pinene 16.2 d-3-carene - 1-15% b-myrcene 0.8 limonene 19.3 elemene 2.1 B-elemene 0.1 B-caryophyllene 4.8

Chemical Profile:
a-pinene 30.7 b-pinene 16.2 d-3-carene - 1-15% b-myrcene 0.8 limonene 19.3 elemene 2.1 B-elemene 0.1 B-caryophyllene 4.8

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity @ 0.873 to 0.916 Refractive Index @ 20° = 1.480 to 1.499 Optical Rotation- -10° 0' to 3° 0'

Production Method:
Steam Distillation- Berries

Warnings:
Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children. Possible skin irritant; Test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use. NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY