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Allspice
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Pimenta dioica

allspice

plant overview
the magic of allspice

Also known as Myrtle Pepper, allspice comes from the dried “peppercorns” of a variety of myrtle tree that grows in South America and Southern Mexico. Its name refers to a flavor profile similar to nutmeg, ginger, juniper and cinnamon — all at once...

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Allspice
Pimenta dioica

allspice

plant overview
the magic of allspice

Also known as Myrtle Pepper, allspice comes from the dried “peppercorns” of a variety of myrtle tree that grows in South America and Southern Mexico. Its name refers to a flavor profile similar to nutmeg, ginger, juniper and cinnamon — all at once...

01.
A Bit of Botany

a bit of botanical information about allspice

description
Allspice is the dried, unripe berries of a large evergreen tree of the Myrtaceae family, native to the Caribbean area. The leaves are large and leathery, about 8 inches long by 2 inches wide. The fruits are about 0.33 inch diameter, near globose, produced in clusters of a dozen or more at or near the terminals of branches. It is a drupe, with 1 or 2 seeds.

common names
& nomenclature

The spice derives its name from the Portuguese pimenta, Spanish pimiento = pepper, which was given it from its resemblance to peppercorns. It is commonly known as Allspice because it smells and tastes like a combination of cloves, juniper berries, cinnamon, and pepper.

Also known as:
pimento, jamaica pepper, pimienta, myrtle pepper, newspice, and pepper clover

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
you should always consult with your doctor
before making any changes to your diet!!
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