Allspice Essential Oil, Pimenta officinalis, has a high eugenol content, which is why its aroma resembles a blend of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and black pepper. Hence the name "allspice." It is steam distilled from the unripe berries of a fragrant evergreen tree. The berries, dried in the sun, resemble peppercorns.
Allspice essential oil has antiseptic properties and due to the presence of eugenol, it also functions as a mild local anesthetic. Although it can be a great addition to massage products for arthritic and muscular pain, allspice, a strong oil, can be a skin irritant and must be properly diluted in a carrier oil (as with most essential oils).
Allspice essential oil also helps stimulate the flow of blood to the surface of the skin which helps deliver essential nutrients to the areas where they will offer the most benefits.
Aromatherapy Properties: One of the traditional uses of allspice essential oil is to help calm the nerves, ease anxiety, ease insomnia, and decrease that "jittery" feeling. It encourages positive feelings and eases feelings of depression. Adding a bit of allspice to a diffuser may help to clear your mind of any stress or worries that have built up throughout your busy day.
Pregnancy and Children: We do not provide information on the safety of essential oils during Pregnancy or for use in Children because the available information is very ambiguous and often contradictory. If you’re interested in using essential oils during pregnancy or with young children please do your own research and consult your doctor, midwife, or health care professional before use.
Precautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or have any medical concerns regarding yourself or your family consult a qualified, licensed health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.