Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning.
Black pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum) is steam-distilled from the berries (peppercorn) of the Piperceae. Although black pepper itself is frequently used, the oil is not so widely known. However, its oil high in monoterpenes, a chemical constituent know to have a powerful impact on the body in many ways. The aroma of black pepper is spicy, musky, warm, and you guessed it…peppery