Oil Name: Nutmeg Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans
Nutmeg essential oil is sharp, spicy and rather musky in aroma.
A native of the Molucca islands, nutmeg is also found in Peneng, Java and Sri Lanka. Nutmeg oil is extracted by steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
A-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol, safrole, methyl eugenol and myristicin.
Analgesic, Anti-rheumatic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Carminative, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Laxative, Parturient, Stimulant, Tonic
Circulation Problems, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Digestion, Flatulence, Impotence, Menstrual Pain, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nausea, Pain Relief, Rheumatism, Vomiting
Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
Nutmeg oil is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing, yet in very large dosage may become toxic with symptoms such as nausea and stupor.
This oil should not be used during pregnancy.
Compatible Combination Oils
Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Orange, RosemaryTags: nutmeg essential oils