Essential Oil: Nutmeg - Organic (5ml)

Essential Oil: Nutmeg - Organic (5ml)

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Therapeutic grade. Made with certified organic ingredients. Steam distilled. As with any essential oil, make sure to mix with carrier oils at proper ratios before applying to the skin. We never recommend ingesting any essential oil. Please make sure to review or safety and use guides prior to use.


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Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) The nutmeg tree produces fruits that, once ripe and opened, reveal an aril (seed covering) known as mace. Inside the aril, are the nuts commonly known as nutmeg. Steam distilled nutmeg essential oil is a warming and stimulating oil that, when used sparingly, helps with digestive complaints, as well as muscular aches and pains. It primarily contains monoterpenes, but also contains approximately 10% ethers including myristicine and safrole as well as the phenol methyeugenol.

Aromatic Description: Sharp, spicy, woody, musky smell

Skin Benefits: Helps to reduce inflammation and irritation of the skin, promotes hydration and a smooth appearance, as well as reduce the signs and marks from pox, boils and acne.

Common Uses: Digestive ailments, gastrointestinal spasm, nausea, muscle and joint pain, rheumatism, arthritis,menstrual cramps, nervousness, tension

Energetics: Motivation, focus, stimulating, especially helpful through challenging times.

Blends Well With: Cypress, rosemary, and orange, black pepper, geranium, clary sage

Recommended Skin Type: Acne, dry skin types, inflamed skin types.

Cautions: Use this oil sparingly. Overuse can be toxic. Do not use essential oils internally, and do not apply undiluted essential oils to the skin without qualified professional advice. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, or any other medical problem, use oils only under the advice of a qualified practitioner. Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children.

“This information is provided for educational purposes only.The essential oil profiles provided by Saratoga Botanicals are for educational purposes only and are intended to provide a generalized reference for safety information, properties, constituents and common uses. The data is not necessarily complete, and is not guaranteed to be accurate. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”