Pimento. All-Spice. The unripe fruit of Eugenia (Myrtus) Pimenta. Nat. Ord. Myrtaceae. Linn. Syst. Icosandria Monogynia. Hab. West Indies, &c.

Med, Prop. and Action. Stimulant and carminative. Its activity depends on a volatile oil (Oleum PimentAe). The distilled water (Aqua PimentAe) is much used as a vehicle for other medicines.

Offic. Prep. 1. Aqua PimentAe (Pimento bruised oz. xiv.; Water Cij. Distil Cj.). Dose fl. oz. iss. - fl. oz. ij.

2. Oleum Pimentae (Distilled From The Fruit In England)

Dose eij - evj.

Dose of Pimento in powder, gr. v. - gr. xxx. Therapeutic Uses. Similar to those of Carum Carui.