Malagueta | West Indian Bay Leaf

Malagueta | West Indian Bay Leaf
Common Name: Malagueta | west indian bay leaf | bay rum tree | citrus bay
Binomial Nomenclature: pimienta racemosa var. grisea/ pimienta racemosa var citrifolia lemon
Culinary Use: The main use of P. racemosa is the distilled leaf oil
Medicinal Use: High levels of antioxidant properties of the leaf oil were found 
Fun Fact: Production probably peaked in the 1800s in the Caribbean region,