Nutmeg isn't just a popular spice used in cooking, it has other properties that make it popular within alternative and holistic circles.
Nutmeg is also used in the perfumery industry in conjunction with citrus oils as a fixative.Uses of Nutmeg Essential Oil
IndonesiaHistory and Background
For centuries, Explorers traveled the world looking for amazing spices, such as Nutmeg. Long ago, this oil become a staple in both Chinese and Indian medicine.Physical Description
Nutmeg is colorless to orange brown in color.Aromatic Description
Its scent is sweet, warm, spicy, and has a subtle peppery aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Monoterpene hydrocarbons (88%), camphene, pinene, dipentene, sabinene, cymene, geraniol, borneol, linalol, terpineol, myristicin (4-8%), safrol and elemincinExtraction Technique
Steam or water distillation from seedsInformation for Aromatherapists
Nutmeg is a middle note and blends well with Lavandin, Bay Leaf, Peru Balsam, Orange, Geranium, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Lime, Petitgrain, Mandarin, Coriander and other spice oils.
Our Nutmeg essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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