Pink pepper is picked from the same fruit as black pepper, once sacred to the Incans and used as a natural medicine. Centuries later and pink pepper essential oil is still used to promote a strong immune system, regulate blood sugar and stabilise the nervous system.
Pink pepper essential oil uses
Pink pepper essential oil has a stimulating aroma and an energising effect. A warming, energetic addition to any blend, pink pepper oil combines especially well with other spicy oils and floral oils. It’s a great partner for frankincense, lavender, eucalyptus and patchouli, or add it to a blend with citrus oils to create an invigorating, uplifting fragrance.
When mixed with a carrier oil and applied topically, pink pepper oil is a powerful little ally for our skin. It helps to purify the complexion and calm skin problems while uplifting the mood with its warm, positive scent.
Pink pepper essential oil benefits
Pink pepper is packed with fantastic properties. It’s antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, antispasmodic and a diuretic. It’s a firm friend to our immune and our respiratory systems, as well as to the skin.
Add pink pepper essential oil to a homemade muscle rub and it will help to relieve swelling and inflammation whilst encouraging speedy healing of wounds.
When added to a diffuser, pink pepper essential oil is great for calming anxiety and everyday stress. Pop a few drops in your diffuser now and again to enjoy this unique scent and its quietly soothing effect on the mind.
Pink pepper essential oil facts
|Botanical name||Schinus Molle|
|Plant part||From the same fruit as black pepper, but the berry is picked when fully ripe and the outside layer (pericarp) removed before drying|
|Extraction method||Steam Distilled|
|Strength of aroma||Medium|
|Aromatic scent||A fresh, crisp, peppercorn aroma|