THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, carminative, circulatory stimulant, detoxifying, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, aphrodisiac
AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, muscles
RESONANCE: physical, mental
PLANT FAMILY: Piperaceae
PART UTILIZED: fruit
EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled
AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Green pepper is slightly milder when diffused than black pepper. It is uplifting to the mind and soothing to the senses.
APPLICATION: Should be diluted well. It can then be applied to the feet or to any area of the body.
EMOTIONAL / SPIRITUAL / MENTAL ASPECTS: When the mind becomes tired or dull before an important project is completed, green pepper essential oil can revive the mind and the spirits, helping one to stay awake and focused for a bit longer. Green pepper is considered an aphrodisiac.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Like black pepper, green pepper can be used as an expectorant. It can also be used to improve muscle tone.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Green pepper essential oil is derived from the green berries of the Piper nigrum plant, while black pepper essential oil is derived from the ripened and dried berries.
CAUTIONS: Should be used well-diluted, but is less likely to cause skin irritation than black pepper.