Allspice - Essential Oil - Pimenta officinalis - Jamaica - New directions Aromatics, Canada
Botanical Name: Pimenta officinalis
Eugenol: 60 - 80%
Plant Part: Unripe berries
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Pale yellow to yellow-amber liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Sweet and spicy, it gives a middle note with a medium aroma.
Product Abstract: This evergreen tree is indigenous to the West Indies and South America. It reaches about 10 meters in height (approximately 30 feet) and begins to produce fruit in its third year. The Spanish called it 'pimento' because the dried berries looked like dried peppercorns.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.