Myrtus Pimenta

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Title

Myrtus Pimenta

Description

Latin Name: Myrtus Pimenta

Common Name: Berries of pimento, or allspice

Classification: Cordial tonic, stomachic, and carminative

Isolated Drug/s: None

Medicinal Usage: Myrtus Pimenta is used chiefly in julaps and draughts to flavour other medicines in order to mask their disagreeable or nauseous taste. It can also be used as a stomachic to ease indigestion. 

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Source

Specimen: Jamaica A. Pimenta Officinalis. Image courtesy of the Harvard Economic Botany Museum, Ames Collection.

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Citation

“Myrtus Pimenta,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed July 20, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18248.

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