Today we often overlook the value of black pepper, but its amazing properties explain why it was so beloved of ancient times. This precious spice was even used as currency and is now present on the tables of all the restaurants we visit. Apparently, black pepper (black pepper essential oil , in particular, offers a myriad of health-boosting properties in countless ways.

The essential oil of black pepper has powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, analgesic, antibacterial, expectorant, stimulant, laxative, febrifuge, diuretic, antiarthritic, circulatory, anthelmintic, diaphoretic, aphrodisiac, anticatarrhal, rheumatoid and carminative properties.

Wonderful properties of black pepper essential oil

This essential oil can be inhaled, applied topically, or ingested. Here are the health benefits depending on how you use it:


This essential oil relaxes the mind, relieves mental stress, and helps people cope with the stress of quitting smoking.


You should use this oil sparingly or mixed with a little carrier oil as it causes an intense heating sensation. You can use it as a massage oil to relax muscles, and its powerful antispasmodic and muscle relaxant properties relieve cramps.

In addition, it removes excess uric acid deposits in the body, reducing the symptoms of gout, chronic arthritis, and rheumatism.


Oral consumption of black pepper essential oil provides the body with strong antioxidants called Sesquiterpenes, which promote sweating and urination, thereby detoxifying the body.

It also aids digestion, increases bile production, and increases the production of other acidic juices in the stomach, which easily break down food.

Therefore, this essential oil heals and soothes both the body and the mind, so you must start using it and reap its benefits.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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