|:||pimento officinalis myrtaceae|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||colorless yellow or reddish yellow liquid with spicy odor|
|:||insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol|
|:||1.01800 to 1.04800 @ 25°C.|
|:||-4.00 to 0.00|
|:||1.52700 to 1.54000 @ 20 °C|
|:||> 100 °C|
|:||eugenol (up to 75 %), 1,8-cineol|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Originally grown in West Indies, Pimenta Officinalis trees are the sources of Pimento Berry Oil. This oil is steam distilled from these trees. The application of this oil can be noticed in fragrant and flavour producing industries.
CONSTITUENTS:Pimento Oil is enriched with compounds like methyl eugenol, cineol, phellandrene, eugenol and Caryophyllene.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:The yellow oil of pimento berry has spicy aroma.
BLENDS WITH:This essential oil can be mixed with balsam oil and other essential oils having oriental smell.
COMMON NAMES:The extracted oil is commonly referred as Berry Essential Oil.
USES:In frozen food units, Pigmento Berry Oil is used as flavour enhancing agent. This oil is also required to formulate perfume for men.