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Pimenta officinalis; the dried fruit is used as a carminative and flavoring agent; of purported value as a topical anesthetic.
Synonym(s): Jamaica pepper.


n Latin names:
Pimento officinalis, Eugenia pimenta; parts used: berries (dried, unripened), fruit (powdered); uses: gas, muscle aches, indigestion, toothaches; precautions: pregnancy; lactation; children; patients with colon disease, cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis. Also called
clove pepper, Jamaica pepper, or
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1/4 teaspoon each salt, ground allspice, and ground nutmeg
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In a 6- to 8-quart pan, combine cider, orange and lemon juice, cinnamon, and allspice (if desired, tie spices loosely in a square of cheesecloth so they will be easy to remove).
Dust all prawns with allspice, black and cayenne peppers and set aside for 10 minutes.
In a large saucepan, cook onions, carrots, cilantro, ginger, allspice and garlic in hot butter, covered, 10 to 12 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring once or twice.
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