Family : Piperaceac
Habitat : India, Indonesia, Malaysia, china and Madagascar
Odour : Fresh, Dry-woody, Warm, Spicy scent
Part of plant used : Dried Berries
Method of extraction : Steam Distillation
Dosha effect of oil : Vatta, Pitta and Kapha
Therapeutic indication : Skin care: Chilblains
Circulation, Muscles and Joints: Anaemia, arthriris, muscular aches and pains, neuralgia, poor circulation, poor muscle tone (muscular atonia), rheumatic pain, sprains, stiffness.
Respiratory Syatem: Catarrh, chills.
Digestive System: Colic, constipation, diarrhoea, flatulence, heartburn, loss of appetite, nausea.
Immune System: Colic, flu, infections and viruses.
Mind/Emotions : Pepper has cephalic qualities, stimulating and strengthening the nerves and the mind. Offering stamina and strength. Pepper helps with alertness and concentration, It is also useful for bolstering courage in stressful situations such as public speaking or confronting a difficult person.
Safety Data : Non-toxic, non-sensitizing, irritant in high concentration due to rubefacient prooerties. Use in moderation only.