Pimenta officinalis (Family, Myrtaceae)
Its spicy scent often used in potpourris. and used to flavor beverages, sweets and other foods. warming, cheering, sense enhancing. Warning Avoid use in Sun.
AKA Pimento P. dioica.
Source: fruits, Cuba, Mexico and United States
production method: steam distillation
aroma type: spicy
traditional use: aphrodisiac
blends well with: ginger, geranium, lavender, labdanum, ylang ylang, patchouli, orris
Safety Information: use ½ recommended dilution or less; can cause skin irritation