Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans
Plant Part: Seeds
Origin: Indonesia or India
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from the seeds.
Plant Description: This essential oil is derived from the Nutmeg evergreen tree. This tree can grow up to 20 meters in height and produces a red fruit that is fleshy. From the dried exterior husk Mace essential oil is produced while the seeds is where the Nutmeg essential oil is distilled from.
Color: Clear Pale Yellow
Aromatic Fragrance: It is woody, rich, spicy and sweet. This oil is similar to the cooking spice but is stronger in scent and is richer.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Nutmeg essential oil can be used to help alleviate nausea, muscle aches, constipation, fatigue, arthritis, rheumatism, poor circulation neralgia, and slow digestion.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Lavender, Clary Sage, Geranium, Rosemary, Petitgrain, Orange and other Spice Oils.
Cautions: If used in large amounts, Nutmeg Essential Oil can cause toxic symptoms such as nausea and tachycardia. Avoid use during pregnancy
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