Pink Peppercorn Essential OilThis page details numerous elements of information, attributes, history, benefits/uses and imagery of Pink Peppercorn Essential Oil.Name: Pink PeppercornBotanical Name: Schinus molleCountry of Origin: Australia
Schinus molle – Pink Peppercorn berries
Pink Peppercorn Schinus Molle Origin Australia MapEssential OilThe PlantScientific Articles Pink Peppercorn (Schinus molle)
It is an extremely popular spice globally in cooking and is known for its distinctive flavour. Popular as a shade/shelter belt across Australian farms nationally though thrives in New South Wales. Commercial trials are currently in planning and we're hoping this will be available in the near future.
Peppercorn (Schinus molle) Aroma
A fresh peppery aroma
Peppercorn (Schinus molle) Benefits
Possibly the most prevalent of its benefits is its antioxidant properties, anti-septic, anti-viral, stimulating, circulatory improvements
Peppercorn (Schinus molle) Uses
Traditional essential oil uses, blends, perfumery, cosmetics, body care, soaps and candles.
The tree can grow up to 10m tall with widespread foliage with white-yellow flowers and a small red fruit.
Location: Grows naturally along the coast of NSW, Australia
Essential oils were also evaluated for their anticancer activities against human breast cancer cells (MCF‐7). . essential oil was more effective against tested cell lines (IC= 47 ± 9 mg/L) than that from . (IC= 54 ± 10 mg/L). Suggestions on relationships between chemical composition and biological activities are outlined.
Bendaoud, H..Romdhane, M. Souchard, J. Cazaux, S. Bouajila, J. (2010) Chemical Composition and Anticancer and Antioxidant Activities of Schinus Molle L. and Schin us Terebinthifolius Raddi Berries Essential Oils, Journal of Food Science, Vol.75, pp.466-472
Microencapsulation of Schinus molle EO was useful for controlling the release of active components.•Microcapsules improved the insecticidal potential of Schinus molle EO.•The spray-drying technique applied was an efficient, inexpensive, and simple process.•The analytical method described herein could be useful for quality control of plant material and microcapsules. Microencapsulation of the Schinus molle Rev L. (Anacardiaceae) leaves essential oil (EO) has been employed to control the release of active ingredients, protecting them from the external environment, with the concurrent improvement of its insecticidal potential on Haematobia irritans
López, A. Castro, S. Andina, M.J. Ures, X. Munguía, B. Llabot, J.M. Elder, H. Dellacassa, E. Palma, S. Domínguez, L. (2014) Insecticidal activity of microencapsulated Schinus molle essential oil, Industrial Crops & Products, Vol.53, pp.209-216
PHYSICAL PROPERTIESTESTSPECIFICATIONAppearanceClear to pale yellowOdourDry, warm, spicy with hints of Angelica and JuniperSpecific Gravity0.820 to 0.900 @ 25°CRefractive Index1.470 to 1.490 @ 25°COptical Rotation+30.0° to +60.0° @ 20°C CHEMICAL PROPERTIESCONSTITUENTRANGEα-Pinene4-5%d-Cadinene1-2%α-Phellandrene29-30%Sabinene6%β-Phellandrene8-9%β-Pinene1-2%Germacrene Dtraceα-muurolenetraceLimonene9-10%β-caryophyllene1-2%Para-Cymene2-3%Myrcene26-27% Further Information:http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=in&name=Schinus~molle~var.+areiraFor More Products: https://www.nativeoilsaustralia.com.au/products/