I have visited the Virgin Islands several times and the last time I was there someone local held a guided native plant walk. Unfortunately it was bad timing for me and I could not participate. I am excited to not miss a thing now that I will be living there.
Allspice berries from the Pimenta diocia tree.
Bay leaves to be steam distilled into bay essential oil (West Indies Bay-Pimenta racemosa).
Amyris wood exuding resin that is then steam distilled in…