Nutmeg Essential Oil
Latin Name: Myristica fragans
Part of plant: Fruit
Chemical Componants: α-pinene, sabinene, β-pinene, myristicine
Aroma Character: typical spicy odour
Nutmeg has been used for centuries as a remedy for digestive and kidney problems. Nutmeg is currently listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia for flatulent dyspepsia, nausea, diarrhoea, dysentry and topically for rheumatism.
In Indonesia, Nutmeg has been traditionally used to alleviate stomach cramps, flatulence, vomiting, rheumatism, whooping cough and nervousness.
Nutmeg is still used in Indonesia as a body oil to warm and invigorate the body and alleviate the symptoms of influenza.