Here are some quick facts:
Botanical Family: Piperaceae
Extraction Method used by doTERRA: Steam distillation from berries
Common Primary Uses: Inhaled vapor reduces cravings for cigarettes
Common Application methods:
Dilute with a carrier oil for children and for those with sensitive skin. Apply to reflex points and/or directly on area of concern. Mix very sparingly with juniper and lavender in a bath to help with chills or to warm on up in the winter.
Diffuse, or inhale the aroma directly.
Use as a flavoring in cooking
Historical Uses: Pepper has been used for thousands of years for malaria, cholera, and several digestive problems.
It blends well with Fennel, frankincense, lavender, marjoram, rosemary, sandalwood, and other spice oils.
*This information was taken from Modern Essentials 8th Edition, February 2017*
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