Pimento is a flowering shrub that was discovered in 1821. It is native to Central and South America. The shrub belongs to the Myrtaceae family. Its aroma is similar to cardamom, nutmeg, clove, etc. and this is why it is called 'All Spice'. Pimento Berry Essential Oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the berries of the shrub. The color of the oil is between yellow to reddish yellow and comprises of a spicy fragrance. This essential oil is also imbued with various medicinal benefits which can be very effective in alleviating various health conditions.
|Product Name||:||Pimento Berry Essential Oil|
|Scientific Name||:||Pimento officinalis|
|Country of Origin||:||Central and South America|
|Colour||:||Yellow to reddish yellow in color|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Components||:||Menthyl Eugenol, Cineol, and Eugenol|
|Solubility||:||It is in alcohols and oils|
The ancient Mexicans and Jamaicans used the Pimento Berries to cure stomach problems and menstrual cramps. People of Haiti used the berries to treat digestive problems. It was also used as a cooking ingredient to add a spicy flavor to the food.
Pimento Berry Essential Oil can be used to reduce aches and pains in the body. The oil can be blended in shower gels or bath water to give a feeling of calm and relaxation. If suffering from the problem of indigestion, then add a few drops of the oil in body lotion and massage on the abdomen.
Pimento Berry Essential Oil consists of various therapeutic properties such as tonic, antidepressant, diuretic, carminative and antiseptic properties. It can help in curing respiratory problems such as severe cold, sinus, bronchitis, and congestion. It can also help in alleviating stomach and digestive problems such as flatulence, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal problem, and colic. Furthermore, the oil can also be very effective in the treatment of rheumatism, muscular pain, and inflammation.
It blends well with Rose, Lavender and Ylang-Ylang.