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Nutmeg Oil

Nutmeg Oil

Nutmeg oil is a volatile essential oil from nutmeg (Myristica fragrans). The essential oil is obtained by the steam distillation of ground nutmeg and is used heavily in the perfumery and pharmaceutical industries.

CAS Number #8008-45-5
Synonyms Myristicaceae, Nutmeg

Form Liquid
Storage Instruction In tight containers in cool dry place
Appearance Pale yellow liquid
Botanical Name Myristica fragrans Houtt
Origin Indian Subcontinent
Purity 100%
Packaging Bottle
Shelf Life 24 Months

The nutmeg essential oil is used as a natural food flavoring in baked goods, syrups, beverages ,sweets etc. The essential oil is also used in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries for instance in tooth paste and as a major ingredient in some cough syrups.

Benefits and Usage

  • Sleep Inducing

Nutmeg has been utilized like an all-natural sleeping aid for hundreds of years together because of its calming, sedative and relaxing properties.

  • Aromatherapy

Nutmeg oil features a distinctly warm and woody aroma which usually leads to increase in concentration and alertness. Diffuse in the office or while children are studying to stay focused. It is great for boosting energy too.

  • Improves Mental Clarity

Nutmeg essential oil in aromatherapy helps to improve mental clarity and cognitive function. If you have an important meeting coming up or you are up against a deadline, take a 15 to 30 minute nutmeg aromatherapy break so you will be sharp as a nail.

  • Alleviate Fatigue

Practice nutmeg oil aromatherapy to put a little pep in your step when you are feeling tired and rundown. It will improve alertness and help you feel rejuvenated.

  • Improves Digestion

Add 4 to 6 drops of nutmeg essential oil bath oil to a hot bath and take a long, relaxing soak to enhance digestion. You can also massage your abdomen with a 1% to 2% nutmeg EO/carrier oil blend for this benefit. Diffusing nutmeg oil while you eat improves the digestive process, too.

How to Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.

Use: Dilute with Coconut Oil or any other carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. (Skin Patch Test is recommended)


Extra care should be taken in case you are pregnant, breast feeding or taking any special medication. Keep out of reach of children. It is always advisable to seek the guidance of your physician or health care expert before choosing the appropriate oils for your unique individual constitution and medical condition.

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