The History of Black Pepper

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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