BOTANICAL NAME: pimento racemosa
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
PARTS USED: leaves
FRAGRANCE: balsamic, sweet, spicy, can be clove-like
BLENDS WELL WITH: bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, lavender, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, nutmeg, orange, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang.
AROMATIC & PHYSICAL USES: colds, dandruff, fatigue, flu, muscular pain, neuralgia, poor circulation, promotes hair growth, rheumatism, skin infections, sprains, strains, analgesic, anticonvulsant, antineuralgic, antiseptic, astringent, expectorant, hair tonic, stimulant
MAGICAL USES: protection, psychic power, healing, purification, strength.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Astringent: a substance that draws tissue together, restricting the flow of blood.
Expectorant: a substance used to cause or induce expulsion of phlegm from the lungs.
Stimulant: increases physiological or nervous activity in the body.
Safety Warning: Use in moderation, may be a slight mucous membrane irritant. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.