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Nutmeg Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Nutmeg Essential Oil

Botanical Name: myristica fragrans

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
  • Got bad breathe? Mix a few drops with water and gargle as a mouthwash. (Do not ingest)
  • Can't sleep? Inhale the aroma from the bottle to experience a calming effect.
  • To lighten or reduce the stress in a room, diffuse Nutmeg through an aromatherapy diffuser or vaporizer.
  • Add 4-5 drops to a nice bath to help alleviate the feelings of stress and anxiety.
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History 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 elemincin

Extraction Technique

Steam or water distillation from seeds

Information 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.

  • Used in large doses, it can be toxic causing nausea, stupor, and tachycardia due to myristicin content. Use in moderation.
  • Avoid this oil while pregnant.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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