A lot of oils contain very powerful therapeutic properties, but there is only one that is in our interest and provides the most benefits. The essential oil that we are about to discuss in this article, contains one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties of all. Thus, making it very beneficial for treating muscle injuries, soothing symptoms of arthritis or rheumatism, and reducing tendonitis too.
The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine published a study from 2014 in which it was concluded that this therapeutic and aromatic essential oil has a soothing effect for neck pain as well.
The study says that those patients who were using lavender, black pepper, marjoram and peppermint essential oil, managed to soothe the pain in the neck and improve their pain tolerance as well. But scientists saw that the black pepper oil provided the most benefits due to its useful compounds.
Benefits of Black Pepper Essential Oil
This oil can be applied directly on affected areas, inhaled or consumed orally. Here are one of the most important health benefits that this oil can provide for us:
- Treats anxiety
- Boosts blood circulation
- Improves our food flavor
- Provides a good source of antioxidants
- Improves our digestion
Not only that this essential oil is good for our overall health, it is also providing many emotional benefits too. It helps us think a lot more clearly. It is providing an effect for people to eliminate the “fake” image, and it promotes honesty.
In other words, it is inspiring people who used to show their true emotions, thoughts and their true side. People who have an emotional blockage should definitely start using this oil. Also this essential oil can help us to deal with some repressed memories or emotions that we hide inside us.
To be more precise, it will help us to go a lot deeper into our consciousness to bring up the hidden truths, no matter how deep they are buried inside us.
How to Use Black Pepper Essential Oil
The black pepper essential oil contains a lot of beneficial and medicinal properties, here are some of them below:
Anti-arthritic, anthelmintic, analgesic, antioxidant, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antibacterial, diuretic, anticatarrhal, diphoretic, circulatory, carminative, anti-inflammatory, laxative, febrifuge, expectorant, stimulant and rubefacient.
Below we will show you the ways you can use the black pepper oil to reap out the maximum benefits from it.
This oil provides a pleasant warming sensation, and it can be combined with many other oils. Therefore mix it with a carrier oil and use it topically.
The warming effect isn’t something that you should be afraid of. That effect will soothe the pain in the affected area and relax your muscles as well. Which is why this oil can be very beneficial to soothe cramps or pulls.
Also due to its strong antioxidant properties, this oil can eliminate toxins that are inside our blood. Therefore, this oil can be very beneficial for people who are suffering from chronic arthritis, rheumatism or gout.
If you want to quickly relax your mind and body, than you should definitely use the black pepper oil aromatically. You can also mix it with juniper, Frankincense, Cedar or lavender oil, that way it will reduce mental stress a lot.
Also there were some studies which concluded that this essential oil can reduce the cigarette cravings which follow with the stress, especially for people who just quit smoking.
You may also add the black pepper oil into your favorite BBQ sauce or your steak as well. It will prevent from the many toxins that are stacked up, due to its powerful antioxidant properties. Therefore it will help you lose some weight and improve your digestion as well.
Don’t let children reach the black pepper essential oil!
You should also consult with a specialist or your doctor before you use the oil, if you are pregnant or you are nursing. Also be very aware that the oil shouldn’t be added in areas near your eyes, or sensitive areas!