Schinus molle L Australia (NSW)
Pink pepper has a long history of being used in herbal medicine by indigenous populations in South America for many aliments ranging from menstrual issues, heart issues and especially as an antifungal. It is known as the Brazilian peppertree.
Aroma: Fruity, fresh, warm, earthy & spicy
Properties: Energizing & uplifting and useful for staying alert. Pink pepper is good when seeking clarity. Physically it helps alleviate muscular & joint pain and is supportive for the immune system. It is useful to diffuse or use as a chest rub (diluted) for respiratory complaints, including colds & flu. It is promotes healthy circulation when used in a massage/body oil. Pink pepper essential oil is also very useful for digestive complaints from diarrhoea to constipation. It has antibacterial, antifungal & antiseptic properties and research shows that it has powerful anti-oxidant properties. Traditional uses included menstrual issues and candida.
Blends with: it is used most often in blends and blends easily with most oils especially citrus, floral & spice oils.
It is steam distilled from the leaves & branches
Shelf life: It will keep for up to 3 years if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.
*Don't use or store with homeopathic preparations.