Nutmeg has a sweet, warming, spicy aroma, Perfect for creating a festive atmospere. It is pale yellow to clear in colour and great for using in a diffuser to create a warming atmosphere in your home.
There are two main types of nutmeg; East Indian type, from Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and West Indian nutmeg, grown particularly in Grenada. The former is preferred for its higher aromatic value and richer body. Nutmeg is the dried ripe seed of the fruit of an evergreen tree. The husk of the seed is Mace, which can also be used to produce Mace essential oil. Nutmeg essential oil is complex to produce because a large proportion of the oil is fixed oil as opposed to essential oil. Great skill is therefore required in the production, which is reflected in the excellent quality of this Indonesian oil selected by Absolute Aromas.
Main Theraputic Properties:
Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Anti-inflammatory.
Method of Extraction:
The dried ripe seed of the fruit of an evergreen tree.
Did you know?
The Egyptians frequently employed nutmeg in the embalming process.
Avoid using with pethidine, an analgesic drug. Do not use at more than 2% dilution on the skin.
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