Allspice is a spice made from the dried berries of a plant known as Pimenta dioica, which is a member of the myrtle family. The flavor of allspice brings to mind cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and pepper. Allspice is used in Caribbean, Middle Eastern, and Latin American cuisines, among others.
- Reduce Inflammation.
- Prevent Infection.
- Treat Nausea. Eugenol, the compound that makes allspice “spicy,” is sometimes used to treat nausea.