Allspice Essential Oil
Allspice can be a small scrubby tree, quite similar to the bay laurel in size and form. Allspice is the dried fruit of the Pimenta dioica/officinalis plant.
Uses & Benefits:
- Allspice oil can be helpful for the digestive system, for cramp, flatulence, indigestion and nausea, especially useful in rheumatism, chest complaints and to combat stress and depression.
- It can help in cases of depression, nervous exhaustion, tension, neuralgia and stress, a couple of drops in a burner or vaporizer can help to lift the depression and to ease stress.
- A very small amount of allspice oil can be used as part of a massage oil for chest infection, severe muscle spasm or extreme cold.
- It is also helpful for rheumatism, arthritis, stiffness, chills, congested coughs and bronchitis.
Allspice Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Pimenta officinalis
Common name: Pimento berry oil, Jamaica pepper Oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seeds
Note Classification: Middle
Appearance: Pale yellow liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Fresh, warm, spicy odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.525 – 1.540
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.130 – 0.500
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.
Blends With: Ginger, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Patchouli, and Ylang-ylang
Constituents: Eugenol, menthyl eugenol, cineol, phellandrene, caryophyllene etc.