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allsapice IQ

Q.  The Caribbean, sailboats, calypso music & tropical breezes, but also a place for folk healing @ its finest.  This spice, native to the islands, is used as a digestive aid, pain reliever, & anesthetic.  Jamaicans drink it hot in tea for colds.

A. Allspice Is known universally to just about any cook & adds a warm rich flavor to foods when seasoned to taste.  Dentists use the oil in allspice as a local anesthetic for teeth & gums.

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