When Columbus set out westwards he hoped to discover the famous spice islands of Asia. Black Pepper was the spice he particularly sought. In the past, Black Pepper was even used as currency. However, nowadays, this spice is unfortunately overlooked. Nevertheless, truth be told, Black Pepper Essential Oil has a number of incredible beneficial properties that you weren’t even aware of.

The benefits of this oil depend on the way it is used. It can be inhaled aromatically, spread topically or ingested. In this article we are going to present you with three ways you can use this oil and the health benefits that they bring.

Some of the principal benefits of this oil are carminative, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient, anticatarrhal, aphrodisiac, laxative, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, antiseptic, anthelmintic, stimulant, antibacterial, analgesic, circulatory, anti-arthritic, and diuretic, antioxidant, febrifuge, and expectorant.


When this oil is consumed orally, it realizes potent antioxidants known as Sesquiterpenes. Namely, these antioxidants promote urination and sweating, which are the ways the human body eliminates toxins. This amazing spice which originates from India also promotes healthy digestion since it promotes bile production and also the production of more acidic juices. This breaks down the food and processes it more effectively.