Nutmeg Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Myristica Fragrens
Used by Therapists, Professionals, Artisans & Home Users
Supplied in an Amber Glass Bottle, Tamper Evident Lid & Dropper
Aluminium Screw Top Bottles
Botanical Name and Expiry Date on Label
Batch Code for full Traceability, SDS and CoA
Use in Massage Blends, Diffusers, Candle, Soap and Cosmetic Making
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Nutmeg Essential Oil Variations
Nutmeg is an underused oil. Warm, sweet, almost spicy, this Indonesian marvel is packed with middle notes and adds depth to blends and even a splash of its golden colour.
When well diluted and used only as a gargle it is said it help address bad breath issues. However, its principle use tends to be in massage blends where it can relieve muscle pain, swelling, inflammation and is said to improve circulation.
Often it is found in sleeping blends as it is thought to have sedative and calming effects which is slightly at odds with its other claimed benefit of being a stimulant in helping with exhaustion and anxiety. We add it to our detox massage blend in small quantities as it is thought to remove toxins form the liver.
TOP TIP: to de stress try adding 3-4 drops to your diffuser.
IN A NUTSHELL
Scent - Warm, Spicy, Sweet
Extraction Method - Steam Distilled
Plant Part - Fruit (Nut)
Country of Origin - Indonesia
Fragrance Note - Clear to Light yellow
Colour - Middle
Family - Myristicacae
Chemical Composition - Camphene, Cymol, Dipentene, Eugenol, Geraniol, Linalol, Pinene, Sapol, Terpineol
PROPERTIES & FRIENDS
Properties - Toning, Warming, Strengthening
Blend Friends - Bay, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Lime, Petitgrain, Mandarin, Orange, Rosemary
KEY BENEFITS & CAUTIONS
1 - Toning for Muscles and Skin
2 - Relieves mental fatigue and helps to improve concentration
3 - Strengthens resistance to colds
4 - Has a warming effect on muscles and skin
5 – It is an analgesic and anti rheumatic, used for arthritis, gout, muscular aches and pains and rheumatism.
Cautions: Be careful when using any spice oil on the skin as they are more likely to cause sensitivity than other oils. In large doses nutmeg oil might cause nausea, Not suitable if pregnant
Note: We recommend only buying form Aromatherapy Trade Council Members
HOW TO USE
Baths - blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and add to bath
Massages - add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 1 tablespoonful of carrier oil
Vapourisation - add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream
Technical Data - SDS Sheet available on request - Bottle Carries Batch Number and Expiry Date
Shelf Life - Our essential oils all have a shelf life in excess of 12 months. However, as with any essential oil we recommend using it within 12 months of opening
Storage - Keep lids on and integral droppers in place - Always keep in Original Bottles - Keep out of the reach of Children and Pets - Store out of Direct Sunlight at normal room temperature
Use - Not for Internal Use - Do not use on Skin Undiluted - If you have a medical condition particularly pregnancy, blood pressure problems or seizure conditions then please see medical advice before using any essential oil. Essential Oils are not an alternative to medical care - always seek help from a medical practitioner - Do not stop taking any medication unless on the advice of your doctor
Allergies & Sensitivities - Always do a patch test before using the oil on the skin - If irritation occurs discontinue use
Disclaimer - Any information provided by Mother Natures Goodies is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.The use of any information provided is for the sole responsibility of the user.We advise you to consult with your doctor or health care professional prior to using Essential Oils.