INCI: Piper nigrum seed oil

What is Piper nigrum seed oil?

Piper nigrum is also commonly known as black pepper. It is a flowering plant belonging to the family Piperaceae. It is mainly cultivated for its fruits peppercorn, an important spice used in culinary. It is extensively cultivated in tropical regions like Vietnam and India. Apart from its use as a spice in food, it is also used in traditional medicines to cure many ailments. In cosmetic products, it is used for its anti-microbial and anti-aging properties. For more information refer to black pepper extract and oil. 

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