Black pepper oil is obtained from black pepper and it is produced by SCFE Co2 extraction of the crushed berries. Black pepper scfe co2 oil contains monoterpene hydrocarbons like thujene, pinene, camphene, sabinene, careen, myecene, limonene, phellandrene and sequiterpenes and other oxygenated compounds. The oil is colorless to bluish-green in appearance and has the characteristic odor of pepper. It does have the spiciness of pepper and the principal pungent compound present in the oil is piperine along with some essential oil. Pepper and it's by products are used for flavoring of different kinds of foods and the pepper oil is also used in perfume composition of different varieties. The berries of black pepper are called Piper nigrum L and both the black and white pepper comes from the same plant which belongs to the Piperaceae family.
Same Botanical Source
Both black pepper and white pepper are different in appearance, flavor and aroma but they both are coming from the same botanical source. The aroma of black pepper is comforting and energizing and is ideal to support the digestive system. Topically it is used for soothing muscle pain and other discomforts which happens due to sudden change of physical activities. The oil is extracted from the unripe red fruit of the plant but the white pepper used for household use is extracted from the berry which is fully ripe. In white pepper the outside layer is removed before dying. The oil increases the warmth of the body and stimulates the kidneys and increases the circulation of blood to the skin. The pepper plant originated from India, Madagascar, Malaysia, Indonesia and China and the extraction of oil happens mainly in India, Malaysia and Singapore.
The Black pepper scfe co2 oil has many therapeutic properties. It is good analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, diaphoretic, digestive, aphrodisiac, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, rubefacient and tonic. The oil is right for the treatment of pain relief, rheumatism, flu, chills, colds, exhaustion, emotional coldness and fevers. It increases the flow of saliva and helps to increase appetite. It encourages peristalsis and tones the colon muscles. Black pepper scfe co2 oil blends well with other essential oils like bergamot, clary sage, coriander, clove, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lime, lemon, mandarin, sage, sandalwood and ylang-ylang.