Nutmeg: Myristica fragrans (Houtt.)
Why nutmeg? Nutmeg aromatherapy essential oil is a flavoring favorite in the kitchen. Think seasonal cookies, grandma's rice pudding, or your favorite crème brûlée (it's even delicious on wilted greens). The essential oil has a similarly warm, spicy aroma, which makes it a favorite in seasonal blends, spicy perfumes, and men's products. Delicious!
Quality Assured: Our organic nutmeg essential oil is responsibly sourced from India. The essential oil is steam distilled from dried kernels of the ripe seeds. Every batch of oil is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
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How to Use
Benefits: In addition to smelling great, nutmeg essential oil can help restore a healthy and radiant glow for the skin. It is commonly used in DIY soap and candle making, and can also be added to lotions, cosmetics, and detergents.
Regulatory Status: Nutmeg essential oil is listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Oils That Blend Well With: Nutmeg essential oil is a middle note and blends well with:
bay Laurus nobilis
black pepper Piper nigrum
clary sage Salvia sclarea
geranium Pelargonium graveolens
lavandin Lavandula x intermedia
lavender Lavandula angustifolia
lime Citrus aurantiifolia
oakmoss Evernia prunastri
Peru balsam Myroxylon pereirae
mandarin Citrus reticulata
neroli Citrus aurantium var. amara
sweet orange Citrus sinensis
tangerine Citrus reticulata
Cardamom Elettaria cardamomum oil: 2 drops
Chamomile Roman Chamaemelum nobile oil: 3 drops
Ginger Zingiber officinale oil: 3 drops
Nutmeg Myristica fragrans oil: 4 drops
Tangerine Citrus reticulata oil: 6 drops
Blend all oils in a 5 milliliter bottle. Shake well and use on pulse points. Inhale frequently.