Nutmeg essential oil is derived from the seeds of the nutmeg tree, which is native to Indonesia but now cultivated in many parts of the world. The oil has a warm, spicy, and woody aroma and is used for a variety of purposes, including aromatherapy, massage, and skincare.
Scientific Name / Botanical name: Myristica fragrans
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Seeds
Odor strength: Medium - Strong
Aroma: spicy, woody and slightly sweet
It has properties that can help reduce gastrointestinal issues like nausea, upset stomach, and spasms, providing relief and promoting digestive comfort.
Skin Health Booster
With its beneficial properties, nutmeg essential oil contributes to maintaining healthy skin. It can improve skin tone, promote a youthful appearance, and address common skin concerns.
Improves Mind-Body Wellness
It acts as a natural relaxant, reducing stress, nervousness and tension. It also helps improve memory and concentration, supporting cognitive function. Furthermore, it possesses aphrodisiac properties, enhancing feelings of intimacy and sensuality.
Relieves Pain and Inflammation
For those experiencing muscular pain due to conditions like arthritis, rheumatism, or injury, nutmeg essential oil can provide relief. It helps soothe the muscles, reduce inflammation, and alleviate discomfort.
Used in Natural Perfumes
Nutmeg essential oil's captivating and aromatic qualities make it a popular choice for natural perfumes. Its warm and spicy fragrance adds depth and complexity to scent compositions, providing a unique and alluring olfactory experience.
Ways to use
Nutmeg oil has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate muscle pain and soreness. When massaged on abdominal area it helps reduce digestive issues.
Add few drops of Nutmeg oil to a carrier oil( 5 to 6 drops of essential oil in 60ml of carrier oil)
Gently massage onto skin in circular motion.
Nutmeg oil has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate skin issues such as acne, eczema, and scars.
Add a drop of nutmeg essential oil to 15ml of carrier oil.
Use a cotton bud to apply the mixture on to affected area
Nutmeg oil has a warm and spicy scent that can help promote sleep, induce relaxation and reduce stress.
Add a few drops of nutmeg essential oil to a diffuser filled with water.( 4 to 5 drops for every 100ml of water)
Relax and enjoy the aroma
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Never intake essential oils orally.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.
- Keep away from pets and children.