Pimenta

Natural History.
      Eugenia pimenta.
      Myrtus pimenta.
      Pimenta officinalis.
      Allspice.
      Jamaica Pepper. (Pimento, or Allspice, consists of the dried berries of the West Indian Eugenia pimenta and E. acris.) N.O. Myrtacae. Tincture of the fruit.

Clinical.
      Chill.
      Neuralgia.

Characteristics.
      "Allspice" is so named because its odor is said to resemble a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
      A tincture was proved by Becket and developed one-sided neuralgias and disturbed sensations of heat and cold.

Relations.
      Compare: Eucalypt., Eug. j.

Head.
      Semi-lateral neuralgic lesions.

Stomach.
      Very imperious desire to eat.

Generalities.
      Semi-lateral neuralgic lesions, especially of head.

Fever.
      Disturbance in calorifacient and sensibility, parts of body burning hot, other cold.
      Peculiar cold sensation as if sponge filled with cold water passed here and there over the surface, succeeded by sensation of heat, as in the reaction after a cold bath.