Pimenta is an evergreen tree and indigenous to the West Indies and South America. It reaches about 10 metres in height (approximately 30 feet) and begins to produce fruit in its third year.
Pimento Leaf essential oil is credited with the following properties: as an anaesthetic, analgesic, antioxidant, antiseptic, carminative, muscle relaxant, rubefacient, stimulant and tonic.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Pimento Leaf works particularly well with Ginger, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Patchouli, and Ylang Ylang
Pimento Leaf is also referred to as All-Spice. This is because of the combination of scents it demonstrates cloves, juniper berry, cinnamon and pepper.
CAUTIONS:Pimento Leaf essential oil can irritate mucous membranes, and should be used only in dilution as it can be a dermal irritant.