Allspice Powder Certified Organic 2.25 oz. Jar Relieve colic, flatulence and other digestive disorders with Allspice. Long used as a flavoring and scenting agent, the herb is an aromatic stimulant and carminative for the gastro-intestinal tract. Allspice is a natural source of beta-carotene and other important nutrients and acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
Botanical name: Pimenta dioica
We introduce our most popular organic spices and seasoning blends in both convenient and easy-to-use clear glass jars and pouches. The glass jars come with a convenient lid that has both a shaker top and a pour/spoon dispenser, and the pouches feature a re-sealable zip-lock closure. Attractive and informative color labels include description, suggested uses, and ingredients. Our all-natural organic seasoning blends are specially formulated to add unique flavor to recipes. Salt free unless otherwise noted. Our facility and organic products are Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International. We are also a Certified Kosher facility.
Native to the Caribbean Islands (most notably Jamaica), South and Central America, Allspice is an evergreen tree that grows to a height of fifty feet. It is a tender, aromatic tree with thin, oblong, leathery leaves and small, white flowers that bloom in the spring and summer. The flowers are followed by the dark brown berries that are so important in herbal medicines and cuisines, and the tree thrives in rich, well-drained, sandy soil in sun at a minimum of fifty-nine degrees Fahrenheit. Allspice was discovered growing in Jamaica by early Spanish explorers who were impressed with the taste and aroma of the leaves and berries, and it has been in continuous production there since about 1509. Because Allspice resembles peppercorns, it was named pimenta by the Portuguese and pimienta by the Spanish - both meaning pepper. Used mainly as a spice and condiment, Allspice was in great demand as a soothing anesthetic in baths to relieve sore muscles and made a stimulating spice plaster to relieve rheumatism and neuralgia. At the end of the nineteenth century, it became fashionable to have umbrellas and walking sticks made of pimento, leading to strict enforcement of controls that saved the young trees from disappearing altogether. Allspice, with its flavor of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg, has always been an important spice and condiment and was added to mulled wine and curry, among other dishes. It has also been used widely to improve the flavor of commercial medicines. The main constituents of Allspice are the volatile oils found in its seeds and phenol eugenol (which doubtless gives it its clove-like odor). Some of the other constituents include a fixed oil (bonastre), tannin, gum, resin, malic and gallic acids, lignin, and it is also a natural source of beta-carotene and other important nutrients.
Allspice is an aromatic stimulant and carminative for the gastro-intestinal tract. As such, it has been helpful in treating diarrhea and also helps to correct flatulent indigestion and the "griping" tendencies (sharp pains and grumbling in the bowels) often associated with the use of laxatives.As a pungent, warming herb, Allspice has a tonic effect on the digestive system, improving digestive disorders, such as dyspepsia, colic and indigestion, and is also known to pep up a sluggish appetite. The essential oil in Allspice is considered a tonic for the nervous system and exerts a gentle, strengthening effect on the nerves. It believed to be useful in the treatment of nervous exhaustion, hysterical paroxysms and convulsions.Allspice is considered an antioxidant or substance that prevents free radical or oxidative damage to body tissue and cells. Allspice is very warming and when used externally helps to relieve chest infections and the pains of rheumatism and muscle soreness.
Allspice is not recommended for pregnant women or nursing mothers.
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We introduce our most popular organic spices and seasoning blends in both convenient and easy-to-use clear glass jars and pouches. The glass jars come with a convenient lid that has both a shaker top and a pour/spoon dispenser, and the pouches feature a re-sealable zip-lock closure. Attractive and informative color labels include description, suggested uses, ingredients, lot number, and UPC code. Our all-natural organic seasoning blends are specially formulated to add unique flavor to recipes. Salt free unless otherwise noted. Our facility and organic products are Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International. We also are a Certified Kosher facility.
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Strongly committed to the organic industry since 1980, we stock one of the largest selections of organic herbs, spices and spice blends in the country. Our strict quality control program enables us to maintain the superior quality and integrity of our Certified Organic Herbs and Spices. Our facility and organic products are certified organic by Quality Assurance International. All organic products are organically grown in accordance with the National Organic Program. Products listed as Certified Organic (C.O.) are 100% organic unless otherwise noted.
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