Family : Piperaceae
Habitat : Native to Indonesia cultivated throughout south east Africa, usually together with coffee crops. The oil is mainly produced at source in Indonesia.
Odour : Warm, woody-spicy, slightly camphoraceous odour
Part of plant used : Fruit and Berrys
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Dosha effect of oil : Vata, pitta and kapha
Therapeutic indication : It works wonder with aging skin.
Respiratory System: Bronchitis, catarrh, congestion, chronic coughs, sinusitis, throat infections
Digestive System: flatulence, indigestion, piles, sluggish digestion
Genio-urinary systems: Cystitis, leucorrhoea, urethritis
Safety Data : Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Frequently subject to adulteration.