Black Pepper Essential Oil is warming, anti-inflammatory and has antispasmodic properties. It works to reduce muscle injuries, tendonitis, and symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. Also well documented to ease anxiety from addictions and nervous conditions. The topicalwarming sensation increases sweating and serves as a diuretic, helpingremove bodily toxins and excess water from the body, reducing swelling and inflammation; may help lower blood pressure naturally. It also is energizing to the mind while being comforting to the body!