Spices, Allspice

About This Food

Allspice is the dried, unripe berry of Pimenta dioica, an evergreen tree in the myrtle family. After drying, the berries are small, dark brown balls just a little larger than peppercorns.

Hailing from Jamaica, Mexico, and Honduras, allspice is pungent and fragrant. While often mistaken for a blend of "all spices", the taste and aroma of this single spice remind many people of a mix of cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Allspice is used in Jamaican jerk seasoning and in Jamaican soups, stews, and curries. It also is used in pickling spice, spiced tea mixes, and baked goods.

Store in a cool, dark, dry place.

Special diets
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Molds
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Nightshade
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp allspice

Calories: 16

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 34 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.52 g
Saturated Fat
0.15 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.04 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.14 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
4 g
ALA
4 mg
EPA, DHA
0 mg, 0 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
4.33 g
Net Carbohydrate
3.03 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
1.3 g
Protein
0.37 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Macronutrients
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
32.4 IU
1%
Vitamin C
2.35 mg
4%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.01 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
2.16 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.17 mg
1%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
0 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
39.66 mg
4%
Copper
0.03 mg
2%
Iron
0.42 mg
2%
Magnesium
8.1 mg
2%
Manganese
0.18 mg
9%
Phosphorous
6.78 mg
1%
Potassium
62.64 mg
2%
Selenium
0.16 mcg
0%
Sodium
4.62 mg
0%
Zinc
0.06 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg
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