Black Pepper Essential Oil Benefits
What are the benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil?
Black pepper taken orally may help treat arthritis, asthma, upset stomach, bronchitis, a bacterial infection that causes diarrhea (cholera), colic, depression, diarrhea, gas, headache, sex drive, menstrual pain, stuffy nose, sinus infection, dizziness, discolored skin, weight loss, and cancer.
Black pepper applied topically help relief nerve pain and skin itchiness.
Black pepper essential oil inhaled helps quit smoking and reliefs swallowing problems.
Several ways to use black pepper essential oil at home: - Aid respiratory conditions:
take internally or inhale the oil directly from the bottle
- Relieve congested airways:
apply 2–3 drops topically to the chest
- Treat arthritis & rheumatism:
apply 2–3 drops topically to the area of concern
- Increase circulation & blood flow:
add 3–5 drops of black pepper oil to a warm compress and apply to the abdomen or other areas of concern
- Ease diarrhea & gas:
add 1–2 drops of black pepper oil to a smoothie, soup or savory dish; also works when applied topically to the abdomen
- Relieve muscle injuries and tendinitis:
apply black pepper oil topically to the area of concern
- Reduce cigarette cravings:
inhale it directly from the bottle or diffuse black pepper oil or when having a craving - Detoxify the body:
take 1–2 drops internally or apply 2–3 drops topically to the bottoms of the feet (fewer drops applied more often show better results)
Black Pepper Antiviral Properties
According to research published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, black pepper oil has anti-virulence properties targeting bacterial virulence without affecting cell viability. This means that our bodies are less likely to build resistance against black oil than to the antibiotics.
Black Pepper Pain Relief Properties
Black pepper oil has warming, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties which help reduce muscle injuries, neck pain and even arthritis and rheumatism symptoms.
Black Pepper Reduces Cigarette Cravings & Anxiety
There is an evidence that Black pepper oil may help reduce cravings for cigarettes and symptoms of anxiety in smokers deprived from smoking. According to the clinical study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, black pepper essential oil can suppress smoking cravings. The results of this study suggest that respiratory tract sensations are a key aspect of minimizing smoking craving: “Cigarette substitutes delivering black pepper constituents may prove useful in smoking cessation treatment.”
Helps Detoxify the Body
Black pepper extract (piperive) has “biotransformative effects”:
detoxification and enhanced absorption
bioavailability of herbal and conventional drugs
Piperine supplementation helped normalize blood pressure, boost liver function, improve glucose tolerance, decrease inflammation. These positive results suggest that by removing toxins and reducing inflammation, piperine helps reduce symptoms of human metabolic syndrome.