Latin Name: Piper nigrum
Plant Part: Fruit
Note/Element: Note: Top/Middle Element: Fire
Functional Groups: Terpene, sesquiterpene, alcohol, phenol, ketone, aldehyde
Ayurvedic Dosha: Kapha
Scent: Spicy, fresh, sharp, penetrating
For Skin Type: None
Physical Uses: Circulation, chills, digestion, nausea, colds, flu, sore muscles & joints, cold feet, warming.
Mental/Emotional: Mental clarity, stamina, apathy, comforting, emotional coldness, helps with anxiety while quitting smoking.
Other Uses: Add to aphrodisiac blends for spice, preservative, insect repellent.
Blends Well With: Flowers, spices, citrus, roots, seeds, woods
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.
Photo by AromaAngie