Pimento Berry - 10ml

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Pimento Berry Essential Oil

Pimento Berry Oil (also known as Allspice oil, Jamaican Pepper and Pimenta) is steam distilled from dried, crushed, fully grown, but unripe fruits of the West Indian tree, Pimenta Officinalis. The tree is native to the West Indies and grows abundantly in the wild on many of the islands, particularly Jamaica.

Characteristics

Pimento is used extensively by the food industry for flavouring foods. Its other common name, Allspice, comes from the fact that it tastes like a mixture of cloves, juniperberry, cinnamon and pepper. The oil is is also widely used in perfumery, primarily to create men's fragrances.

Oils to Blend with

Pimento Berry blends well with floral oils, especially oils such as Lavender, Ylang Ylang and Rose

Latin Name

Pimenta officinalis

Plant Family

Myrtacaee

Extraction Method

The essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops and leaves.

Country of Origin

West Indies

Chemical Constituents

geraniol, linalool, nerol, y-terpineol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, myrcene, neryl acetate and trans-ocimene

Precautions

As with all essential oils we recommend you do not use essential oils during pregnancy.

Prolonged use can cause drowsiness

 

 

 

Description

Pimento Berry Essential Oil

Pimento Berry Oil (also known as Allspice oil, Jamaican Pepper and Pimenta) is steam distilled from dried, crushed, fully grown, but unripe fruits of the West Indian tree, Pimenta Officinalis. The tree is native to the West Indies and grows abundantly in the wild on many of the islands, particularly Jamaica.

Characteristics

Pimento is used extensively by the food industry for flavouring foods. Its other common name, Allspice, comes from the fact that it tastes like a mixture of cloves, juniperberry, cinnamon and pepper. The oil is is also widely used in perfumery, primarily to create men's fragrances.

Oils to Blend with

Pimento Berry blends well with floral oils, especially oils such as Lavender, Ylang Ylang and Rose

Latin Name

Pimenta officinalis

Plant Family

Myrtacaee

Extraction Method

The essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops and leaves.

Country of Origin

West Indies

Chemical Constituents

geraniol, linalool, nerol, y-terpineol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, myrcene, neryl acetate and trans-ocimene

Precautions

As with all essential oils we recommend you do not use essential oils during pregnancy.

Prolonged use can cause drowsiness

 

 

 

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