Allspice Pimenta officinalis

Pimenta officinalis
  • Common Names
  • Allspice , Pimento, Jamaica Pepper
  • Botanical Name
  • Pimenta officinalis
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Allspice

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How to Use: Allspice

Allspice, Pimenta officinalis , is an aromatic, digestive stimulant, whose taste, aroma and properties resemble a combination of cloves, juniper berries, cinnamon, and pepper. The essential oil extracted from allspice contains a good deal of eugenol, the same oil extracted from cloves. Adding allspice to herbal teas as well as foods aids in digestion.

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Adding allspice to foods aids in digestion

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Plant Description

Allspice is the dried fruit of the Pimenta, an evergreen tree indigenous to southern Mexico through Central America and the Caribbean. Jamaican allspice has been considered superior because of its higher oil content, better appearance and clove-like aroma and flavor.

Regional Traditions :Central and South America *