Black pepper oleoresin is dark green viscous oil extracted out of dried berries plant called piper nigrum. Black peppercorns contain alkaloids. The main pungency principle is piperine. It is widely cultivated in India. Black pepper oil is also good for muscle aches and pain. Black Pepper’s woody warm aroma comes from the volatile oils found mostly in the flesh and skin. The pungency of its bite comes from the alkaloids and resins found in seeds. The essential oil goes into perfumes and flavorings. It is used for reducing stomach and intestinal gas and has been found to stimulate the activities of the heart and kidneys.
Black pepper blends well with rosemary, lavender, frankincense, sandalwood, marjoram, and other spices. As for safety, black pepper is non-sensitizing and non-toxic. In high concentrations it may be an irritant and redden the skin.
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Benefit & Uses: Black pepper oleoresin is widely used in food industry as a coloring and flavoring agent. The oleoresins represent complete spice flavor whereas essential oils only the aroma.
It is sometimes used in place of cubebs for gonorrhea; given in combination with aperients to facilitate their action, and to prevent griping. As a gargle it is valued for relaxed uvula, paralysis of the tongue. On account of its stimulant action it aids digestion and is especially useful in atomic dyspepsia and turbid condition of the stomach. It will correct flatulence and nausea. It has also been used in vertigo, paralytic and arthritic disorders. It is sometimes added to quinine when the stomach will not respond to quinine alone. It has also been advised in diarrhea, cholera, scarlatina, and in solution for a wash for tine a capitates. Piperine should not be combined with astringents, as it renders them inert. Black pepper also helps prevent the formation of intestinal gas, promotes urination, and promotes sweating. It is full of manganese, and it also has a good amount of iron and dietary fiber, as well.
Black pepper's aromatic, slightly musty odor comes from the volatile oils found largely in the flesh and skin; its pungent bite comes from the alkaloids- piperine and piper dine and resins found mostly in the seeds. The oils go into perfumes and flavorings. The searing substances have served many purposes: they have gone into liniments and gargles; they have been used as carminatives, reducing stomach and intestinal gas; and they have been found to stimulate the activity of the heart and kidneys. Piperine is also an effective inspective against houseflies, and gardeners use pepper sprays against several kinds of pests.
Black pepper has long been recognized as a stimulant to appetite as well as aid in the relief of nausea. In India it is being used since time immemorial as a medicine for a number of health problems.
The main flavor is from piperine, but other essential oils, including terpenes, contribute to the aroma. Its alkaloids include the pungent tasting chavicine and piper dines. Alleviates hemorrhoids, Alleviates gas, Alleviates constipation, Alleviates loss of appetite, Improves digestion, Promotes sweating, Promotes urination, Anti-bacterial effect, Anti-oxidant effect, Stimulates the breakdown of fat cells.