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Nutmeg essential oil with a lovely warm sweet spicy aroma.

It is commonly used to help with arthritis, constipation, fatigue, muscle aches, nausea, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism and slow digestion.

It also has the ability to treat stress, pain, menstrual cramps, heart disorders, indigestion, blood pressure, coughing, congestion, colds and bad breath.

Helps stimulate the cardiovascular system and works as a tonic for digestive and kidneys. Best used in very low doses.


Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Part Typically Used: Seeds

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Typical Main Constituents
a-Pinene – 20%
b-Pinene – 16%
Sabinene – 16%
Myristicin – 13%
Limonene – 3%
Terpinen-4-ol – 4%
Myrcene – 2%

Description: Water white – Pale yellow with a warm, spicy-sweet scent.

Actions: Antispasmodic, Antiseptic, Analgesic, Anti-emetic, Aphrodisiac, Digestive & gastric secretory stimulant, Carminative, Stimulant, Tonic, Emmenogague, Larvicidal.

Special use:  Tonic for digestive and kidneys.

Blends Well With: Other carminative oils- Cardamom, Caraway, Coriander, Dill, Fennel. Also Clary Sage, Orange, Rosemary, Lime, Geranium.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, Non-irritating, Non-sensitizing. Tisserand and Young warn that Nutmeg Essential Oil can be psychotropic in high doses. They recommend a dermal maximum of 0.8% for East Indian and 5% for West Indian Nutmeg Oils.


Aromatherapy / Home Use

Circulatory, Muscle & Skeletal system:  Muscular Aches & Pains, Rheumatism, Gout, Poor circulation.

Digestive:  Flatulence, Cramp, Colic, Indigestion, Nausea, Sluggish digestion.

Immune: Bacterial infections.

Nervous system: Frigidity, Impotence, Neuralgia, Nervous fatigue.


General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

  • Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.
  • People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.
  • Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.


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The product information provided on this website is intended for educational purposes only. The information provided is not considered to be complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information contained in this website is not intended to be sufficient to provide diagnosis and/or treatment of medical conditions. It is recommended that treatment of serious health conditions be done with the help of a trained qualified medical practitioner.





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