Organic Nutmeg Essential Oil
Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans, is the kernel of the fruit of a tree native to India, Java and Sumatra. Nutmeg Essential Oil belongs to the oils derived from warming spices and in many respects Nutmeg duplicates the properties of Cinnamon.
It can be used as an alternative to Cinnamon in order to vary the oils being used.
What does Nutmeg essential oil smell like?
Rich, spicy, sweet and woody aroma.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Where has Nutmeg oil been sourced from?
This particular organic Nutmeg oil originates from Sri Lanka.
How is Nutmeg pure essential oil extracted?
Nutmeg oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with organic Nutmeg essential oil?
Nutmeg essential oil blends well with Black Pepper, Cypress, Geranium, Clary Sage, Rosemary and Sweet Orange.
How can I benefit from organic Nutmeg essential oil?
Aromatherapists recommend Nutmeg combined with Clove and Rosemary for relieving rheumatic pain. This is a powerful blend and should be used with caution, as it is very stimulating.
Nutmeg may also stimulate heart and circulation.
Nutmeg makes an agreeable addition to winter blends of oils for warming and generally toning up the body, and strengthening its resistance to cold. In the bath three (3) drops is enough not to cause a skin problem.
It is the oil which is good to use in an essential oil burner especially during the winter.
It makes a pleasant scent when used with oil of Sweet Orange or Clove and Orange.
This blend has been used for centuries to perfume rooms and ward off infection.
Are there precautions I should know about?
This oil should not be used during pregnancy. It should be used in small dosage.