Sichuan Pepper (Wild) Essential Oil - Xanthoxylum alatum limonella - 100% Pure - 5ml

$24.47

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5ml delivered in a standard 10ml amber glass bottle with dripper cap

BOTANICAL NAME: Zanthoxylum alatum Limonella

SCENT: Sichuan Pepper essential oil is powerful, fresh-camphoraceous and peppery lemon, somewhat green & bittersweet.

STRENGTH OF AROMA: Strong

PLANT PART USED: Berries wild collected in Nepal

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation.

ORIGIN: The Himalayan Plateau

COLOUR: Sichuan Pepper essential oil is pale yellow in hue.

CONSISTENCY: thin

NOTE: Middle

Sichuan Pepper Essential Oil is less commonly known as Mullilam (which is actually Zanthoxylum limonella) or The Toothache Tree and there are many species.

The North American species, Z. americanum, is also known as The Toothache Tree. Due to the anaesthetic power of its alkamide constituents, the plant is effective in suppressing toothache temporarily if unripe fruits or the wood of young branches are chewed. Another plant rich in alkamides, paracress, has similar names.

Zanthoxylum, is a dissimilated or probably simply false modification of Greek xanthon xylon or yellow wood

Traditional Uses for Sichuan Pepper Essential Oil:-

Mainly culinary in use although it is known as the toothache tree for very good reasons, unlike clove which dulls toothache, Sichuan Pepper Essential Oil has anaesthetic qualities. It is used in perfumery a little and has good anti inflammatory properties.

History:-

Most representatives of this genus are found in the Himalaya region, and some in Central, South, South East and East Asia.

American and African Zanthoxylum species have not yet been put to culinary use.

The most important species are:

Z. piperitum DC = Z. sansho (Central and Eastern China, Japan, Korea),

Z. simulans Hance = Z. bungei (China, Taiwan),

Z. bungeanum Max. (China), Z. schinifolium Sieb. et Zucc. (China, Korea),

Z. nitidum Roxb (DC) (China, peninsular South East Asia),

Z. rhetsa Pierre var. budranga Pier. = Z. limonella (Western North India, peninsular South East Asia) ,

Z. armatum DC = Z. alatum Roxb. (Himalaya, peninsular South East Asia, East Asia),

Z. avicennae (Lamk) DC = Z. tidorense (China, peninsular South East Asia, Indonesia)

Z. acanthopodium DC (eastern Himalaya, China, peninsular South East Asia, Sumatra).

All species mentioned here have their place in local cuisines and can (excepting Z. schinifolium) mostly be used interchangeably. Literature often gives contradicting information which spice is used where; furthermore, Zanthoxylum is a difficult genus with many different, similar and not well-researched species.

From berries wild collected in Nepal ,
Allergens - geraniol, linalool, limonene.
Keep out of reach of children and avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

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Reviews (2)

Average:

Not only is a Sichuan oil and/or absolute incredibly hard to find, this had a very unique aroma profile. Nutty, masculine, peppery, and helped ease a severe toothache. Couldn’t be more pleased.



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