PURELY Black Pepper essential oil, 10 mL bottles with a wooden spoon and peppercorns, Piper nigrum

PURELY Presents: Black Pepper


Black Pepper is used as a spice throughout the world. The peppercorn seeds that are ground up to make the seasoning you shake out on food can also be distilled to produce a warm and stimulating essential oil. Its familiarity and wide range of uses make Black Pepper an excellent introduction to the benefits of essential oils.

The obvious first use of Black Pepper essential oil is in the kitchen. With just one or two drops, you can add warmth and spice to marinades, soups, sauces, and salad dressings. Add a touch of variety to your Extra Virgin Olive Oil before dipping bread. In addition to being tasty, Black Pepper’s stimulating nature can have positive effects on the digestion system helping it work better.

But Black Pepper is not just an oil for the kitchen. Its spicy and warm aroma is also perfect for stimulating the brain when used in aromatherapy. Diffused into the air with an ultrasonic diffuser, Black Pepper promotes focus, concentration, and a healthy nervous system. You can also add a few drops into a steaming mug of water, then inhale to encourage alertness and clarity.

PURELY Black Pepper essential oil, Piper nigrum, 10 mL of Simply Pure essential oil

Another application for Black Pepper essential oil is after extensive physical activity. Combined with a PURELY™ carrier oil to massage on the skin, it can relax and soothe muscles after a workout. Its warming effects bring comfort to sore spots, while also promoting healthy circulation to the skin’s surface.

Given all these uses, its no surprise Black Pepper is a popular essential oil to have in the medicine and kitchen cabinets. Discover all the new uses for this traditional spice and improve your life with PURELY™ Black Pepper essential oil.

Primary Benefits

  • Aids in digestion
  • Promotes focus and concentration
  • Boosts clear thinking
  • Flavoring food items
Charcoal grill covered in various meats and vegetables, essential oil marinades

Black Pepper Marinade Recipes


Summer is the season for grilling. And even though summer is winding down, there’s still plenty of time to fire up the grill and enjoy a tasty meal made with the healthy addition of essential oils. One of the most flavorful and versatile oils that you can use to enhance your cooking is Black Pepper. Featured in all three of the following recipes, it gets some help from a few other great culinary essential oils to make your next cookout extraordinary.

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