One of the oldest and most used spices in the world, Black Pepper is known as the ‘King of Spices’. Indian monks travelling long distances ingested several peppercorns a day to give them energy and the spice became so sought-after it was more expensive than gold and often used as currency instead of money.
Aroma: Middle Note.
Perfume: Warm, uplifting and spicy that is a bit sharp, peppery and faintly reminiscent of clove oil, yet more refined and woody. It can range in colour from clear to yellow to yellow-green and has a watery viscosity.
Blends well with: bergamot, clary-sage, coriander, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, juniper, lemon, lime, mandarin, sage, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang.
Part of plant used: unripe fruit
Type of extraction: steam distilled
Country of origin: Madagascar
Precautions: Too much too often may over stimulate kidneys. Possibility of skin irritation. Considered safe to use during pregnancy.
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Packaging: recyclable blue glass bottle.