tinderbox essential oil pimento 15ml


Pimenta officinalis

Widely known in cooking as allspice, the sweet, intensity of pimento translates into its essential oil. Include in a stimulating blend or add richness and pungency to a scent. Considered an antioxidant. Use to settle the gut and gas. Relaxes muscles - add to a massage blend for warmth and relief from aches. Numbs insect bites. Add to mulled wine and desserts. The oil can be extracted from the leaves or the fruit – Tinderbox pimento is from the fruit (berry).

Aroma: Top Note.

Perfume: Complex and warm with a sweet, spicy heart note.

Blends well with: Other spice oils such as ginger and cinnamon or cardamom, resinous oils such as myrrh or benzoin. Try with lavender, ylang ylang, geranium or patchouli.

Part of plant used: fruit

Type of extraction: steam distilled

Origin of Raw Material: Jamaica, Country of Manufacture: France

Precautions: Pimento oil should only be used in high dilutions to avoid irritation. Use with caution during pregnancy.

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