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Allspice Pimenta dioica 4oz Certified Organic Starwest Botanicals

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Herbal Information for Allspice in Whole Form Common Names: AllspiceBotanical Name:  Pimenta dioicaOther Names: Jamaica Pepper, PimentoOther Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.Package Si…

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Herbal Information for Allspice in Whole Form

Common Names: Allspice
Botanical Name:  Pimenta dioica
Other Names: Jamaica Pepper, Pimento
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 4 Ounces
Form: Whole, Organic
How to use Allspice:  Tea, Cooking, Formulas
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Origin: Guatemala
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Caution:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
California Prop 65

More Information For Allspice

Benefits of Allspice

  • Aromatic
  • Benefits Digestion
  • Benefits Bone Health
  • Benefits Dental Health
  • Boosts Energy
  • Reduces Swelling
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Aids in Blood Circulation
  • Supports Cardiovascular Health
  • Temporarily Relief of Constipation

Allspice, known by the Latin botanical name of Pimenta dioica, comes from the Pimenta tree and is the unripe fruit that are dried and crafted into different forms. Allspice is used primarily as a cooking spice. Most notably, it has earned its reputation as one of the most important ingredients of Caribbean cuisine. It is commonly used in jerk seasoning, pickling spices, curry powders, and can be found in desserts and cakes.

Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
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Proper Storage of Herbs
Bulk Herbs and spices should be stored in a glass jar with a tight rubber seal and kept somewhere cool. The jar should be dark in color to avoid sunlight degrading the herb or spice. If a dark color jar is not available simple slip a brown paper bag over the glass jar.  On the brown bag adhere a label with the following information:  Name of Bulk Herb, Tea, or Spice.
When and where the bulk spice, or tea was purchased.   Brewing time of bulk herb or tea.  What the tea, spice, or bulk herb is used for.  The reason why you may find it useful to put what the herb is for on the container, is when you don't feel good all the information is there available to you.  It is so much easier to have the function of the herb on the container, and ready for use.  Lastly avoid keeping the herbs in the refrigerator where condensation can take place or near heat sources like ovens, dishwashers, or stoves.

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
    Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
    Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
    ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirement 

About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.


Allspice Pimenta dioica 4oz Certified Organic Starwest Botanicals