Allspice Berries are a super-aromatic berry with a sweetness akin to cinnamon, a spiciness like cloves and nutmeg, and a warm pepperiness to round it all out. This fragrant berry is dried and either used whole or ground, predominantly in Caribbean cuisine, and is a primary ingredient in Jamaican Jerk Seasoning.
Allspice has an essential oil known as eugenol, which is responsible for its many health benefits. It helps to treat digestive problems, reduce pain, and also has anti-microbial properties. It can additionally help to improve circulation and has antiseptic and antioxidant properties. To learn more about Allspice, check out our blog: What is Allspice?