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
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