Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Origin: Indonesia

Description: Nutmeg
Essential Oil is derived from the evergreen tree capable of growing 20
meters in height. It produces a fleshy red fruit. The exterior husk is
dried and produces mace essential oil, while the seeds produce the
Essential Oil.

Common Uses: Nutmeg
Essential Oil can be used as a treatment for the following: arthritis,
constipation, fatigue, muscle aches, nausea, neuralgia, poor
circulation, rheumatism and slow digestion. It is a valuable addition to
many aromatherapy blends, adding warmth, spice and inspiration, when
used in very small amounts. Nutmeg Oil can be used in soaps, candle
making, dental products and hair lotions.

Consistency: Thin

Blends well with: Lavender, Clary Sage, Geranium, Rosemary, Orange and other Spice Oils.

Aromatic Scent: Nutmeg Essential Oil has a rich, spicy, sweet, woody scent. It is similar to the cooking spice, but richer and more fragrant.

History: Nutmeg
was used by the Indians for intestinal disorders, by the Egyptians in
embalming and by the Italians during the Plague. In the Middle Ages
nutmeg was grated and mixed with lard as an ointment for piles.

Cautions: If
used in large amounts, Nutmeg Essential Oil can cause toxic symptoms
such as nausea and tachycardia. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Nutmeg (ml)