Pimento Berry essential oil is also known as Allspice essential oil. This oil is so powerful that if it is used in large quantities it can also harm the membrane, so it is advisable to consume this oil in lesser portions only.
Pimento is a branched evergreen tree that grows up to 12 meters high. Pimento berry essential oil is extracted from pimento tree. Pimento is one of the most famous ingredients of Caribbean cuisine. Not only in Caribbean cuisine, it's a popular ingredient in Mexican and Arabian dishes as well.
It is also used as a diffuser in fall and winter season. Though it is not directly used but, before taking it in use it is often diffused with other essential oils because using it in strong ratio can also harm the membrane, so it is generally mixed with other oils to reduce the harmful effects.
Though it is suggested to dilute it with other essential oils before its application, but you need to make sure you do not mix it with undiluted essential oils.
|Product Name||:||Pimento berry Essential oil|
|Botanical Name||:||Pimenta Dioica|
|Other Names||:||Allspice essential oil|
|Country of Origin||:||Caribbean|
|Color||:||It is cocoa brown in color|
|Odor||:||It has sweet and spicy aroma|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Solubility||:||It is soluble in water|
It's native to South American and Carribrean homelands. The Pimento berries as well as leaves were used in historical times as an herbal remedy and as a kitchen spice too. In fact, it's the first spice known to be brought back to Europe from the New World. Furthermore it gained popularity in many other aspects despite just being a spice in the Old World too.
Pimento berry essential oil is used to give strong aromas and also it is used in perfume industries and mostly it is used to make perfumes for men. It possesses quite masculine type of fragrance.
This oil is also said to have a positive effect over mind and other body ailments. It also has its uses in herbal medicine but mostly it is used in aromatherapy because of its strong smell. It is also used in frozen food industry.
Pimento Essential oil also has medicinal properties like, it reduces pain, detoxifies body, prevents bacterial infections, reduces stress and it also stimulates blood circulation.
Pimento oil blends well with water. This essential oil is less soluble in other oils and alcohol.