Main Constituents: Sabinene: 14 - 32%, Myristicin: 1.8 - 3.2%
Nutmeg essential oil is derived from an evergreen tree growing up to 20 meters in height. It produces a fleshy red fruit that is then dried. The exterior husk is dried and produces mace, while the seeds produce nutmeg.
Nutmeg oil has been used to:
Help get rid of bad breath
As a massage oil to help relieve muscle pain, swelling and inflammation and to promote circulation
Relieve stress and help improve the quality of sleep
Relieve exhaustion and treat anxiety-related symptoms
Cautions: 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 and tachycardia. Contact with eyes should be avoided.