Also Known As: Jamaica Pepper, English Spice and Myrtle Pepper
Origin: Central America
Ingredients: Allspice Berries
Taste and Aroma: Strong, sweet and fragrant. A mix between cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Uses: Caribbean jerk dishes, desserts, cakes, pudding and certain curry powders.
Substitutes: Allspice Ground, Cloves or Cinnamon
Fun Fact: 18th century Russian soldiers often used Allspice as a deodorant, rubbing it all over their bodies.
-May act as a digestive aid that reduces gas, bloating and nausea
-May help regulate blood sugar making it useful for appetite control
-May be useful for relief of mild pain such as cramps, headaches, arthritis and toothaches
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