Allspice oil (Pimenta officinalis)

Allspice also known as pimento Clove pepper and Jamaican pepper. In Jamaica Pimenta officinalis is an important crop; when the trees are in bloom, their scent fills the air and the plantations are referred to as “ pimento walks”.

The Pimenta officinalis tree is part of the Myrtle family, in summer it produces purplish black round sweet berries (these are not related to the capsicum garden peppers pimientos). The leaves of this tree are infused for tea.