Scientific Name: Piper nigrum
Country of Origin: India
Synonyms: Piper, pepper
Plant Family: Piperaceae
Plant Parts Used: Shrub/Fruit
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Water-white to pale olive mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Middle
Aroma: Sharp and spicy.
Main Constituents: Monoterpenes (70-80%), thujene, pinene, camphene, sabinene, carene, myrcene, limonene, phellandrene and sesquiterpenes (20-30%) and oxygenated compounds.
Blends With: Basil, bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon. Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-sensitizing, irritant in high concentrations doe to rubefacient properties.