Botanical Name : Piper nigrum Black Pepper is a beautiful aroma when diffused in an aromatherapy diffuser. Black pepper oil can be inhaled directly from the bottle, diffused at home for a warming aroma, taken internally in small doses and applied topically. Black pepper has a warming feeling when applied topically. Plant Part: Dried Berries Origin: Sri Lanka Processing Method: Steam Distilled Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to greenish liquid. Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Black Pepper Essential Oil has a sharp, spicy scent faintly reminiscent of Clove.