Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in intestinal disorders
Anti inflammatory
Anti viral qualities
Fights bad breath
Fights free radicals
Increases immunity
Lowers blood pressure
Relieves bloating
Relieves toothache
Warms feet


Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 16; Fat: 0.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Carbs: 4.3g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0.4g; Potassium: 1%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 4%DV; Calcium: 4%DV; Iron: 2%DV

Did You Know?

  • Allspice got its name when the British couldn’t decide which spice it was so named it all spice
  • also known popularly as Jamaican pepper or Pimento
  • In the store, buy whole allspice corns instead of ground, and ground just before preparing
  • Allspice can be used as berries, freshly ground or as a powder
  • Allspice corns contains health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol

Ways to Eat:

  • Add to meats, poultry and fish
  • Caribbean soups, stews as well as curries
  • In pickling blends
  • In mulled wine along with other kind of hot punch or beverage
  • In meat rubs and marinades

Farming Trivia:

  • Allspice is native to Jamaica and central America with most of the Worlds allspice being grown in Jamaica
  • In the 19th Century Russian soldiers added allspice to their boots to keep their feet warm

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.