Szechuan Pepper - Zanthoxylum alatum

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Botanical Name - Szechuan Pepper - Zanthoxylum alatum.

Plant Origin - China.

Oil taken from - Leaves & Seeds.

Extraction Method - Distillation.

Aroma Description - A warm, strong and fresh peppery aroma, with gentle

lemon undertones.


Traditional uses for Szechuan Pepper Essential Oil include -

Strong analgesic and anaesthetic qualities make this Essential Oil the top choice to help temporarily supress the pain of toothache.

It is an excellent Essential Oil to have in your medicine cabinet on standby when localized pain relief is required!

It is a superior choice to Clove Oil (which dulls the toothache) as it has alkamide constituents which have anaesthetic qualities which will numb the pain.

Szechuan Pepper Essential Oil has notable anti-inflammatory properties, which can be useful in soothing the pain of arthritic conditions, whilst also being gently warming and soothing to tired & sore muscles.

The anti-oxidant content is most impressive - demonstrating over 300% more free radical scavenging activity compared to black Pepper Essential Oil.  Using Szechuan Pepper Essential Oil in body skincare products regularly can effectively help protect against premature aging.


Szechuan Pepper blends well with -

Pink Lotus, May Chang, Vanilla, Rose, Tangerine, Petitgrain and Neroli Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Szechuan Pepper Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Szechuan Pepper Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.