Good for the digestion and calming to promote a restful sleep with dreams. Warning: Nutmeg oil is toxic if used in large quantities, and can be stupefying.
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|County of Origin||Indonesia|
|Therapeutic Properties||Analgesic, anti-rheumatic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive stimulant, digestive tonic, emmenagogic, rubefacient, stimulant, stomachic, tonic|
|Chemical Family||Ethers, Monoterpenes|
|Approx. Shelf Life||3 years|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Lavandin, Bay, Orange, Geranium, Clary sage, Rosemary, Lime, Petitgrain, Mandarin, Coriander|
History: Mace, the outer shell of the nutmeg, actually has a longer history of use than nutmeg. Portugal controlled the spice until 1605 when the Dutch took over the spice route for the Molucca Islands, and it wasn't until 1768 that Nutmeg became available to others.
Characteristics: A middle note of medium aroma, Nutmeg's scent is soft, spicy, and woody with a slightly musky note.
Indications: It is used for arthritis, gout, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, flatulence, indigestion, nausea, sluggish digestion, bacterial infection, frigidity, impotence, neuralgia, and nervous fatigue.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, liquid candle, lotion, massage, mist spray.
Safety: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. If used in large amounts, Nutmeg Essential Oil can cause toxic symptoms such as nausea, tachycardia and stupefying. Contact with eyes should be avoided.