Common Name: Black Pepper - Super
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Parts Used: Peppercorn fruit
Processing: Steam distilled
Primary Chemical Type: Monoterpene
Common Uses: Stimulates the digestive system from the salivary glands in the mouth to the large intestine, promoting the secretion of digestive juices like acids and bile into the stomach to facilitate digestion.
Known pain reliever, loosens and relaxes muscles, calms nerve pain. Warming. Circulatory stimulant. May be helpful with sciatica. May help with memory loss. Aphrodisiac. Strong antibacterial and antiviral. Some have used it to help quit smoking by inhaling during cravings.
Special Notes: Aroma is fresh, warm and spicy with woody undertones - not what you expect from peppercorns.