Allspice is a dried fruit of P. dioica plant. As name goes the taste or aroma is a strange mixture of those of clove, cinnamon, cardamom, pepper and a few other spices.
Allspice is used in both sweet and savoury dishes.
The eugenol found in allspice can eliminate digestive issues such as diarrhoea, vomiting and nausea
,also reduces bloating and flatulence. The anti inflammatory aspect of allspice further eases cramps, which can ease the entire process of digestion.
Allspice is an effective remedy for menstrual cramps and body aches( all spice boiled water). It prevents the onset of various skin infections and also improves blood circulation, thereby adding color to the skin and giving it a radiant glow. This spice stimulates sweating which helps in expelling toxins from the body and leaves the skin clear and germ-free.
The shelf life is 24 months when stored in cold and dry place.