Nutmeg Oil

Myristica fragrans
28 reviews
$9.00 USD
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Description
Nutmeg essential oil smells just like the spice used for seasonal dishes—warm, spicy, sweet, and woodsy. It’s a popular aroma that stirs the spirit and ignites the imagination, helping us engage in life with a full heart. Nutmeg essential oil can also spark the body’s energy, warming and comforting physical issues that feel cool, tight, sore, and tender. Dilute it well to protect skin in topical blends. Our wildcrafted nutmeg essential oil is steam distilled from the sun-dried seeds of tall trees in the tropical forests of Indonesia.
Suggested Uses

Digest - Queasiness

Like other “spice” oils, nutmeg has an affinity for the belly. Make a travel oil with nutmeg to calm queasy sensations.

Relieve - Soreness

Make a joint care oil with nutmeg for areas that feel sore, cold, and reluctant to move naturally.

Relieve - Muscle Spasms

Eat something that doesn’t agree with you? Comfort belly spasms with a few drops of nutmeg diluted in a carrier.

Product Properties
Country

Indonesia

Plant Part

Seeds

Cultivation

Wildcrafted

Chemical Families

Monoterpenes

Botanical Families

Myristicaceae

Extraction Method

Steam Distilled

Therapeutic Properties

Analgesic

Antispasmodic

Carminative

Antibacterial

Antifungal

Anti-inflammatory

Antidepressant

Antirheumatic

Notes

Middle

Aromas

Sweet

Woodsy

Fresh

Spicy

Piney

Warm

Safety & Shelf Life

Shelf Life

3 years

Safety & Warnings

Nutmeg can irritate the skin when oxidized. Use Nutmeg sparingly at a 1-2% dilution (about 5-10 drops per ounce of carrier.) There is another Nutmeg from East India that the use of the oil on the skin is considered safe at low dilutions: 0.8% (about 2-3 drops per ounce of carriers) based on a 3.13% safrole according to Essential Oil Safety by Tisserand and Young (second edition). Some sources suggest avoiding the use of Nutmeg oil during pregnancy.

GCMS Data

All essential oils at Aromatics International are GC/MS tested. This ensures that we sell oils with the highest possible integrity for therapeutic use. Learn more about GC/MS reports here.

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A Passion for Aromatherapy

Aromatics International would not be what it is today without your shared belief in what we do, what we stand for, and how we conduct our aromatherapy practice.

I embarked on my journey to source pesticide-free, sustainable products from small-scale farmers and a major criteria of mine is that everything I source is both aromatically vibrant and also therapeatically effective. I love sharing what I find in this world with others. I am constantly blown away by the positive response I receive from all of you. I thank all of you for your strong support throughout the years and am continually inspired by the warm words you share with me. It truly keeps me going.

Love, Karen

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CM
12/11/2021
Cheryl M.
United States

Nutmeg

I like nutmeg in my muscle blends because of its warming properties. I love that I can bring the holidays into my home anytime of the year with this oil in my diffuser.

  • How long have you been using essential oils? 0-2 years
BJ
12/02/2021
Betty J.
United States United States

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Reminds me of the holidays and eggnog. Very warming.

JR
11/29/2021
Judy R.
United States United States

Holiday Warmth

Such a beautiful oil! Perfect for this time of year!

  • How long have you been using essential oils? 5 years
AO
11/23/2021
Adam O.
United States United States

Solid product as usual

1st time buying nutmeg and I was just as pleased as I expected. The quality is on point. Fragrance is pleasant. Looking forward to using it in diffuser blends for the holidays and using on tummy blends!

  • How long have you been using essential oils? 5 years
CC
04/13/2021
Cristal C.
United States United States

Ambiance

Nutmeg has the kind of aroma you want around when you have friends over. Very mature, elegant, woody, and sweet.

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