Black pepper is one of the most widely used spices on the planet. It’s valued not only as a flavouring agent in our meals, but also for a variety of other purposes, such as medicinal uses, as a preservative and in perfumery. In recent decades, research has explored the many benefits of black pepper essential oil and its major active principle, piperine, which has the ability to enhance the digestive system and protect us against oxidative damage.
Black pepper has a history of use for stimulating the detox systems and strengthening the body. It is a warming and stimulating oil, good for using on muscle aches and pains and also for the digestive system.
That’s not all the oil of this common spice can do. Black pepper essential oils benefits include relieving aches and pains, lowering cholesterol, detoxing the body and enhancing circulation, among many more.